Sauropoda

plural noun Sau·rop·o·da \ sȯˈräpədə \

Definition of Sauropoda

: a suborder of Saurischia consisting of herbivorous dinosaurs with a long neck and tail, small head, and more or less plantigrade 5-toed limbs all used in walking, including the most gigantic of land animals of any period, and known from the Middle Jurassic into the Cretaceous

sauropodous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sauropoda

New Latin, from saur- + -poda


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