Origin of ichthyosaur
Related formsich·thy·o·sau·ri·an, adjective, nounich·thy·o·sau·roid, adjective
Examples from the Web for ichthyosaur
The Ichthyosaur of the Jurassic is a remarkably fish-like animal.
The Ichthyosaur came of the reptile group which we have called the Diapsids.
Buckland, I think, once indulged in the jeu d'esprit of supposing an ichthyosaur lecturing on the human skull.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
Compared with the Ichthyosaur, it was what the giraffe is to the rhinoceros, or the swan to the porpoise.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson
It is supposed to have lived in shallow seas and estuaries, and to have breathed air like the Ichthyosaur, and our modern cetacea.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.