tyrannosaurid


ty·ran·no·sau·rid

noun \-ˈsr-əd\

Definition of TYRANNOSAURID

:  any of a family (Tyrannosauridae) of large bipedal carnivorous theropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous in North America and central and eastern Asia having forelegs reduced in size and including the tyrannosaur

Origin of TYRANNOSAURID

New Latin Tyrannosauridae, from Tyrannosaurus
First Known Use: 1966

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