Plateosaurus

noun
Plat·e·o·sau·rus | \ˌplatēəˈsȯrəs\

Definition of Plateosaurus 

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

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History and Etymology for Plateosaurus

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

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