dino

noun
di·​no | \ ˈdī-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce dino (audio) \
plural dinos

Definition of dino

Examples of dino in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While Camp Cretaceous seasons typically come with a central dino causing the most problems for the kids, the spinosaurus isn't necessarily that for season 4. Nick Romano, EW.com, 10 Nov. 2021 Alvarez outlines some of the jerseys' unique features, like the Toronto Raptors' black and gold look that includes a drawing of their signature dino. Lindsay Kimble, PEOPLE.com, 1 Nov. 2021 There's a baby wrapped up like a Subway sandwich with a lettuce, onion and tomato hat; twins dressed as milk and cookies; superheroes; wildlife, including a deer and dino; a doctor and more. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 Oct. 2021 In addition to the walk-through dino exhibit, the spectacle will feature dinosaur rides, shows, interactive science and art activities, inflatables, a soft play area for young children and photo opportunities. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 30 Sep. 2021 At the time of the dino-killing impact, sea levels were higher, and Kinsland thought information from this region would hold clues to what happened in the shallow seas off the coastline. Akila Raghavan, Science | AAAS, 12 July 2021 Offers are coming in already to help restore the fragmented and multi-colored dino. Emiliano Tahui Gómez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 Aug. 2021 The plant-eating dino was roughly as long as a basketball court and as tall as a two-story building, sporting a long neck and tail similar to Brachiosaurus. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 12 June 2021 Many dino-fans argued that at least the sequels of Jurassic Park - The Lost World released in 1997 and Jurassic Park III released in 2001 - should have shown dinosaurs with feathers, reflecting the scientific discoveries at the time. David Bressan, Forbes, 11 June 2021

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First Known Use of dino

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

21 Nov 2021

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“Dino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dino. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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