1952, in the meaning defined above
ultimately from Latin carn-, caro flesh + Greek sauros lizard
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“Carnosaur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carnosaur. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.
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