Carnosauria

plural noun
Car·​no·​sau·​ria | \ ˌkärnəˈsȯréə \

Definition of Carnosauria

: a group of moderate to large-sized carnivorous saurischian dinosaurs that had recurved daggerlike teeth and were widely distributed in the Upper Triassic and Jurassic — compare allosaurus, ceratodus

History and Etymology for Carnosauria

New Latin, from Latin carn-, caro flesh + New Latin -o- + -sauria

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“Carnosauria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carnosauria. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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