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

Learn More about carnosaur

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up carnosaur? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).