prosauropod

noun pro·sau·ro·pod \ prō-ˈsȯr-ə-ˌpäd \

Definition of prosauropod

:any of a group (Prosauropoda) of chiefly herbivorous Triassic dinosaurs that are probably ancestral to sauropods

Origin and Etymology of prosauropod

New Latin Prosauropoda, from 1pro- + Sauropoda — more at sauropod


Learn More about prosauropod


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

readily predictable

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!