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tyrannosaurus

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noun ty·ran·no·sau·rus \tə-ˌra-nə-ˈsȯr-əs, (ˌ)tī-\

Simple Definition of tyrannosaurus

  • : a very large meat-eating dinosaur

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tyrannosaurus

Origin of tyrannosaurus

New Latin


First Known Use: 1905

Rhymes with tyrannosaurus


TYRANNOSAURUS Defined for Kids

tyrannosaurus

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noun ty·ran·no·sau·rus \tə-ˌra-nə-ˈsȯr-əs, tī-\

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