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Definition of "azhdarchid" [azhdarchid]

  • Any member of the Azhdarchidae, a family of pterosaurs known primarily from the late Cretaceous including some of the largest known flying animals of all time. (noun)

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Use "azhdarchid" in a sentence
  • "Several academic projects that have been mentioned on the blog have yet to come to fruition, including that long-delayed manuscript on British dinosaur diversity, and work on Cretaceous Spanish vertebrates, Wealden sauropods, and azhdarchid ecology."
  • "Look, here's a quote from Witton and Naish 2008: "...evidence from anurognathids, campylognathoidids, rhamphorhynchids, ctenochasmatoids and non-azhdarchid azhdarchoids [86]–[91] indicates that ankle-attached wing configurations are more accurate.""
  • "No fossilised azhdarchid wing membranes are known..."