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Origin of pterodactyl
OTHER WORDS FROM pterodactylpter·o·dac·tyl·ic, pter·o·dac·tyl·ous, adjectivepter·o·dac·tyl·id, adjective, nounpter·o·dac·tyl·oid, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for pterodactyl
I ponder the selection (pterodactyl, triceratops, etc) before settling on a T-Rex.
At the bar, you can order $5 ptero-daiquiri shots—a sign advertises them with a cartoon pterodactyl and a “Rawwr!!!”
Before they could get any more bright ideas, I threw the switch and my plastic pterodactyl sailed in through the door.The Repairman|Harry Harrison
You can't say too much for the picturesqueness of the pterodactyl—he was the triumph of his period.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Over the waters flew another bird-like, fish-like, bat-like thing called the Pterodactyl.The Adventures of a Grain of Dust|Hallam Hawksworth
Twice in succession he refused a second help of pterodactyl at the tribal luncheon table.
He looks like an intoxicated pterodactyl,” said Mr. Lonergan, who had some knowledge of prehistoric animals,—“only hairier.Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective|Ellis Parker Butler