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prosauropod

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noun pro·sau·ro·pod \prō-ˈsȯr-ə-ˌpäd\

Definition of prosauropod

  1. :  any of a group (Prosauropoda) of chiefly herbivorous Triassic dinosaurs that are probably ancestral to sauropods



Origin and Etymology of prosauropod

New Latin Prosauropoda, from 1pro- + Sauropoda — more at sauropod


First Known Use: 1941


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