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

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Other Words from Sauropoda

sauropodous \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗dəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sauropoda

New Latin, from saur- + -poda

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“Sauropoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sauropoda. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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