ap|a|to|sau|rus

ap|a|to|sau|rus
ap|a|to|sau|rus «AP uh toh SR uhs», noun.
= brontosaurus. (Cf.brontosaurus)
[< Greek apatân to deceive + saûros lizard]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • gi|gan|to|sau|rus — «jy GAN tuh SR uhs», noun, plural sau|ri « SR y». an extremely large dinosaur whose remains have been found in eastern Africa. ╂[< Greek gígās, antos giant + saûros lizard] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ich|thy|o|sau|rus — «IHK thee uh SR uhs», noun, plural sau|ri « SR y». = ichthyosaur. (Cf. ↑ichthyosaur) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ple|si|o|sau|rus — «PLEE see uh SR uhs», noun, plural sau|ri « SR y». = plesiosaur. (Cf. ↑plesiosaur) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cer|a|to|sau|rus — «SEHR uh tuh SR uhs», noun. any one of a group of bipedal dinosaurs of the Jurassic period, about twenty feet in length, and characterized by a large skull bearing a horn. ╂[< New Latin Ceratosaurus the genus name < Greek kéras, ātos horn + …   Useful english dictionary

  • ce|te|o|sau|rus — «SEE tee uh SR uhs», noun. a dinosaur of the Jurassic period. ╂[< Greek kêtos, k (see etym. under cetacean) (Cf. ↑cetacean) + saûros lizard] …   Useful english dictionary

  • meg|a|lo|sau|rus — «MEHG uh loh SR uhs», noun. = megalosaur. (Cf. ↑megalosaur) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ti|tan|o|sau|rus — «TY tuh nuh SR uhs», noun. any one of a genus of large herbivorous dinosaurs present in the Cretaceous period, especially in South America. ╂[< New Latin Titanosaurus the genus name < Greek Tīt a Titan + saûros lizard] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ty|ran|no|sau|rus — «tih RAN uh SR uhs, ty », noun. a huge, prehistoric, flesh eating dinosaur that live in North America and walked on its two hindlimbs. It existed in the late Cretaceous period. ╂[< New Latin Tyrannosaurus the genus name < Greek týrannos… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ty·ran·no·sau·rus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • bron|to|sau|rus — «BRON tuh SR uhs», noun, plural sau|ri « SR y», sau|rus|es. a huge herbivorous dinosaur of all the continents during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Some kinds were as long as sixty feet and as high as fourteen feet. ╂[< New Latin… …   Useful english dictionary


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