Definition of brachiosaur
: any of a genus (Brachiosaurus) of very large sauropod dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic period having a massive body, a very long neck, and forelegs longer than hind legs
Origin of brachiosaur
New Latin Brachiosaurs, from brachi- + Greek sauros lizard
First Known Use: 1903
Rhymes with brachiosaur
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