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brontosaurus

noun bron·to·sau·rus \ˌbrän-tə-ˈsr-əs\

: a very large dinosaur that had a long neck and tail

Full Definition of BRONTOSAURUS

:  any of a genus (Apatosaurus syn. Brontosaurus) of large sauropod dinosaurs of the Jurassic —called also apatosaurus

Variants of BRONTOSAURUS

bron·to·sau·rus also bron·to·saur \ˈbrän-tə-ˌsr\
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Origin of BRONTOSAURUS

New Latin, from Greek brontē thunder + sauros lizard; akin to Greek bremein to roar
First Known Use: 1892

Rhymes with BRONTOSAURUS

BRONTOSAUR Defined for Kids

brontosaurus

noun bron·to·sau·rus \ˌbrän-tə-ˈsr-əs\

Definition of BRONTOSAURUS for Kids

:  a huge plant-eating dinosaur with a long neck and tail and four thick legs

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