(||Sau*ru"ræ) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a lizard + a tail.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of birds having a long vertebrated tail with quills along each side of it. Archæopteryx is the type. See Archæopteryx, and Odontornithes.

(Sau"ry) n.; pl. Sauries [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zoöl.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.

(Sau"sage) n. [F. saucisse, LL. salcitia, salsicia, fr. salsa. See Sauce.]

1. An article of food consisting of meat (esp. pork) minced and highly seasoned, and inclosed in a cylindrical case or skin usually made of the prepared intestine of some animal.

2. A saucisson. See Saucisson. Wilhelm.

(Sau"se*flem) a. [OF. saus salt (L. salsus) + flemme phlegm.] Having a red, pimpled face. [Obs.] [Written also sawceflem.] Chaucer.

(Saus"sur*ite) n. [F. So called from M. Saussure.] (Min.) A tough, compact mineral, of a white, greenish, or grayish color. It is near zoisite in composition, and in part, at least, has been produced by the alteration of feldspar.

(Saut, Saute) , n. An assault. [Obs.]

(||Sau`te") p. p. of Sauter. C. Owen.

(||Sau`ter") v. t. [F., properly, to jump.] To fry lightly and quickly, as meat, by turning or tossing it over frequently in a hot pan greased with a little fat.

(Sau"ter) n. Psalter. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.

(Sau`te*relle) n. [F.] An instrument used by masons and others to trace and form angles.

(Sau`terne") n. [F.] A white wine made in the district of Sauterne, France.

(Sau"trie) n. Psaltery. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(||Sau`ve*garde") n. [F.] (Zoöl.) The monitor.

(Sav"a*ble) a. [From Save. Cf. Salvable.] Capable of, or admitting of, being saved.

In the person prayed for there ought to be the great disposition of being in a savable condition.
Jer. Taylor.

(Sav"a*ble*ness), n. Capability of being saved.

(Sa*va"ci*oun`) n. Salvation. [Obs.]

(Sav"age) a. [F. sauvage, OF. salvage, fr. L. silvaticus belonging to a wood, wild, fr. silva a wood. See Silvan, and cf. Sylvatic.]

1. Of or pertaining to the forest; remote from human abodes and cultivation; in a state of nature; wild; as, a savage wilderness.

2. Wild; untamed; uncultivated; as, savage beasts.

Cornels, and savage berries of the wood.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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