from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of extinct crocodilian reptiles of the Jurassic period, having a long and slender snout.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Teleosauridæ.
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Jacaré-tinga is a smaller kind (only five feet long when full grown), and has the long, slender muzzle of the extinct teleosaurus.