Plateosaurus

noun Plat·e·o·sau·rus \ˌplatēəˈsȯrəs\

Definition of Plateosaurus

  1. :  a genus of moderate-sized chiefly bipedal Triassic saurischian dinosaurs on the ancestral line of the Sauropoda

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Origin and Etymology of plateosaurus

New Latin, from Greek platē oar + New Latin -saurus; akin to Greek platys flat, broad — more at place


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