velociraptor
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin veloc-, velox + raptor plunderer, predator — more at raptor Date: 1990 any of a genus (Velociraptor) of theropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous having a long head with a flat snout and a large sickle-shaped claw on the second toe of each foot

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • velociraptor — [və läs′ə rap΄tər] n. 〚ModL < L velox, swift + RAPTOR〛 any of a genus (Velociraptor) of small, swift, two footed theropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous Period * * * Genus of clawed theropod dinosaur (family Dromaeosauridae) that flourished in… …   Universalium

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  • velociraptor — [və läs′ə rap΄tər] n. [ModL < L velox, swift + RAPTOR] any of a genus (Velociraptor) of small, swift, two footed theropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous Period …   English World dictionary

  • velociraptor — 1924, from L. velox (gen. velocis) swift (see VELOCITY (Cf. velocity)) + raptor robber (see RAPTOR (Cf. raptor)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • velociraptor — ► NOUN ▪ a small, agile carnivorous dinosaur with a large slashing claw on each foot. ORIGIN Latin, from velox swift + RAPTOR(Cf. ↑R) …   English terms dictionary

  • Velociraptor — This article is about the dinosaur. For the Kasabian album, see Velociraptor!. For other uses, see Raptor (disambiguation). Vertebrata Velociraptor Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 75–71 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Velociraptor —   Velocirráptor …   Wikipedia Español

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