allosaurus

noun
al·​lo·​sau·​rus | \ˌa-lə-ˈsȯr-əs \

Definition of allosaurus 

: any of a genus (Allosaurus) of very large carnivorous North American theropod dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic period

First Known Use of allosaurus

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allosaurus

New Latin, from Greek all- + sauros lizard

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allosaurus

noun
all·​o·​sau·​rus | \ˌa-lə-ˈsȯr-əs \

Kids Definition of allosaurus

: a large meat-eating dinosaur related to the tyrannosaur

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