Ceratosaurus

noun
Cer·​a·​to·​sau·​rus | \ ¦serətō¦sȯrəs \

Definition of Ceratosaurus

: a genus of American Jurassic carnivorous dinosaurs nearly 20 feet long that had a bony horn core on the united nasal bones

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New Latin, from cerat- + -saurus

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“Ceratosaurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ceratosaurus. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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