tyrannosaurus

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noun ty·ran·no·sau·rus \tə-ˌra-nə-ˈsȯr-əs, (ˌ)tī-\

Origin and Etymology of tyrannosaurus

New Latin


First Known Use: 1905


TYRANNOSAURUS Defined for English Language Learners

tyrannosaurus

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noun ty·ran·no·sau·rus \tə-ˌra-nə-ˈsȯr-əs, (ˌ)tī-\

Definition of tyrannosaurus for English Language Learners

  • : a very large meat-eating dinosaur


TYRANNOSAURUS Defined for Kids

tyrannosaurus

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noun ty·ran·no·sau·rus \tə-ˌra-nə-ˈsȯr-əs, tī-\

Definition of tyrannosaurus for Students


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