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tyrannosaurid

noun ty·ran·no·sau·rid \-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
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Origin of TYRANNOSAURID

New Latin Tyrannosauridae, from Tyrannosaurus
First Known Use: 1966

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