sauropod

noun sau·ro·pod \ ˈsȯr-ə-ˌpäd \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of sauropod

: any of a suborder (Sauropoda) of quadrupedal herbivorous saurischian dinosaurs (such as a apatosaurus) of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a long neck and tail, small head, and 5-toed limbs on which they tended to walk in a digitigrade fashion

sauropod

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sauropod

New Latin Sauropoda, from Greek sauros lizard + New Latin -poda


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