Coelurosauria

plural noun
Coe·​lur·​o·​sau·​ria

Definition of Coelurosauria

: a subdivision of Theropoda (order Saurischia) comprising a number of small primitive generalized bipedal dinosaurs of the Upper Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous

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History and Etymology for Coelurosauria

New Latin, from coel- + ur- + -sauria

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“Coelurosauria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coelurosauria. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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