allosaur
noun Date: circa 1934 any of a family (Allosauridae) of large theropod dinosaurs usually having three clawed digits on each arm and leg and living from the late Jurassic to the early Cretaceous period; especially allosaurus

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  • allosaur — /al euh sawr /, n. a carnivorous dinosaur of the genus Antrodemus (formerly Allosaurus), from the late Jurassic Period of North America, that was about 30 ft. (9 m) long. [ < NL Allosaurus (1877). See ALLO , SAUR] * * * …   Universalium

  • allosaur — noun Any of several carnivorous dinosaurs, of the superfamily Allosauroidea, from the late Jurassic and early Cretaceous periods …   Wiktionary

  • allosaur — al·lo·saur …   English syllables

  • allosaur — al•lo•saur [[t]ˈæl əˌsɔr[/t]] n. pal any carnivorous theropod dinosaur of the genus Antrodemus (formerly Allosaurus), from the late Jurassic Period of North America • Etymology: < NL Allosaurus (1877). See allo , saur …   From formal English to slang

  • allosaur — noun late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus • Syn: ↑allosaurus • Hypernyms: ↑theropod, ↑theropod dinosaur, ↑bird footed dinosaur • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Allosaurus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allosaurus — Eumetazoa Allosaurus Temporal range: Late Jurassic, 155–150 Ma …   Wikipedia

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