carnosaur

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noun car·no·saur \ˈkär-nə-ˌsȯr\

Definition of carnosaur

  1. :  any of a group (Carnosauria) of very large theropod dinosaurs (as a tyrannosaur)

Origin and Etymology of carnosaur

ultimately from Latin carn-, caro flesh + Greek sauros lizard


First Known Use: 1952


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