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dinosaur

noun

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1 one that has passed the peak of effectiveness or popularity
  • as an old-time big-city boss, he's become something of a dinosaur in today's political world

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2 something or someone that is unusually large and powerful
  • not that his small lawn needed such a dinosaur, but he bought a riding mower anyway

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The first known use of dinosaur was in 1841

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dinosaurian

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“Dinosaur.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dinosaur. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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