Camarasaurus

noun Cam·a·ra·sau·rus \¦kamərə¦sȯrəs\

Definition of Camarasaurus

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of camarasaurus

New Latin, from Greek kamara vaulted chamber + New Latin -saurus — more at chamber


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