noun Coe·lo·phy·sis \sēˈlōfəzə̇s, -läf-, -sə̇s\

Definition of Coelophysis

  1. :  a genus of small primitive carnivorous saurischian dinosaurs (suborder Theropoda) of the Upper Triassic of North America

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Origin and Etymology of coelophysis

New Latin, from coel- + Greek physis nature, appearance — more at physic

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capable of being understood in two ways

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