Saunders to Savor

(Saun"ders) n. See Sandress.

(Saun"ders-blue`) n. [Corrupted fr. F. cendres bleues blue ashes.] A kind of color prepared from calcined lapis lazuli; ultramarine; also, a blue prepared from carbonate of copper. [Written also sanders-blue.]

(Saun"ter) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sauntered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sauntering.] [Written also santer.] [Probably fr. F. s'aventurer to adventure through a shortened form s'auntrer. See Adventure, n. & v.] To wander or walk about idly and in a leisurely or lazy manner; to lounge; to stroll; to loiter.

One could lie under elm trees in a lawn, or saunter in meadows by the side of a stream.

Syn. — To loiter; linger; stroll; wander.

(Saun"ter), n. A sauntering, or a sauntering place.

That wheel of fops, that saunter of the town.

(Saun"ter*er) n. One who saunters.

(Saur) n. [Contracted from Gael. salachar filth, nastiness, fr. salach nasty, fr. sal filth, refuse.] Soil; dirt; dirty water; urine from a cowhouse. [Prov. Eng.]

(Sau"rel) n. (Zoöl.) Any carangoid fish of the genus Trachurus, especially T. trachurus, or T. saurus, of Europe and America, and T. picturatus of California. Called also skipjack, and horse mackerel.

(||Sau"ri*a) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. a lizard.] (Zoöl.) A division of Reptilia formerly established to include the Lacertilia, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, and other groups. By some writers the name is restricted to the Lacertilia.

(Sau"ri*an) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to, or of the nature of, the Sauria.n. One of the Sauria.

(Sau"ri*oid) a. (Zoöl.) Same as Sauroid.

(||Sau"ro*ba*tra"chi*a) n. pl. [NL. See Sauria, and Batrachia.] (Zoöl.) The Urodela.

(Sau*rog"na*thous) a. [Gr. a lizard + the jaw.] (Zoöl.) Having the bones of the palate arranged as in saurians, the vomer consisting of two lateral halves, as in the woodpeckers

(Sau"roid) a. [Gr. a lizard + -oid: cf. Gr. lizardlike.] (Zoöl.) (a) Like or pertaining to the saurians. (b) Resembling a saurian superficially; as, a sauroid fish.

(Sau`roid*ich"nite) n. [See Sauroid, and Ichnite.] (Paleon.) The fossil track of a saurian.

(||Sau*rop"o*da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a lizard + -poda.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of herbivorous dinosaurs having the feet of a saurian type, instead of birdlike, as they are in many dinosaurs. It includes the largest known land animals, belonging to Brontosaurus, Camarasaurus, and allied genera. See Illustration in Appendix.

(||Sau*rop"si*da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a lizard + appearance.] (Zoöl.) A comprehensive group of vertebrates, comprising the reptiles and birds.

(||Sau*rop`te*ryg"i*a) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a lizard + a wing.] (Paleon.) Same as Plesiosauria.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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