Camarasaurus

noun
Cam·​a·​ra·​sau·​rus | \ ¦kamərə¦sȯrəs \

Definition of Camarasaurus

: a genus of American Jurassic dinosaurs (order Sauropoda) with the orbits and nares large and situated high on the head suggesting adaptation to an amphibious mode of life

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History and Etymology for Camarasaurus

New Latin, from Greek kamara vaulted chamber + New Latin -saurus

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“Camarasaurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Camarasaurus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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