Origin of tyrannosaur
New Latin Tyrannosaurus, from Greek tyrannos tyrant + sauros lizard
First Known Use: 1924
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TYRANNOSAUR Defined for Kids
Definition of tyrannosaur for Students
: a very large North American meat-eating dinosaur that had small forelegs and walked on its hind legs
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