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Definition of the noun allosaurus

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noun - plural: allosauruses

  1. late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus

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Google previewYear 3 Extension Work for All Subjects (2001)

by P. Walker

The ALLOSAURUS is a six metre long hunter with huge jaws and strong teeth 1 5 centimetres long. It walks on its hind legs and moves quickly. With large claw-like front legs, the allosaurus is a feared hunter. Its heavy tail is used for balance ...

Google previewDinosaurs (2009)

by Helene Hovanec, Kate Ritchey, Dave Clegg

Allosaurus is the best-understood theropod, because so many of its fossils have been found. f In one Utah quarry, paleontologists excavated the remains of at least 44 different Allosauri. 1 Allosaurus means "different lizard." When it was ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Allosaurus was a fierce dinosaur that roamed Earth before the similar but more well-known Tyrannosaurus rex appeared. The name Allosaurus means “other lizard.” Allosaurus is a member of the group of dinosaurs known as theropods.

Google previewDinosaurs: 100 Illustrated Fun Facts (2014)

by Katy Gleit

Tyrannosaurus Rex Allosaurus is a large theropod dinosaur that lived155to150 million years ago during the late Jurassic period. The name Allosaurus means " different lizard";. The Apatosaurus isalso well known as theBrontosaurus.

Google previewSecret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 1: The Escape of the Deadly Dinosaur: USA (2012)

by Elizabeth Singer Hunt

The name allosaurus means different lizard. It's pronounced alosawrus. A typical allosaurus was ten feet high, thirtytwo feet long, and weighed two tons. The dinosaurs died out about sixtyfive million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous ...

Google previewAllosaurus - The Strange Reptile (2015)

by Enrique Fiesta, John Davidson

The name Allosaurus is a combination of Greek words which means “Strange Reptile.” The Allosaurus was a bipedal dinosaur with a large skull and a long tail. Bipedal means that it walked on two legs-humans are bipedal. The skull of the ...

Google previewPrinceton Alumni Weekly (1977)

The allosaurus is the centerpiece of the Natural History Museum today The museum as it appeared in Nassau Hall a century. nnw H Simpson 66 O 1 sented with such a choice: conSELDOM has the university been prestruction of a new, badly ...

Google previewExcel Practice Selective Schools and Scholarship Tests (2000)

by James A. Athanasou

A The Allosaurus is a carnivore. 5. D Brachiosaurus is listed as the largest dinosaur. This is mentioned in the fifth sentence in the first paragraph where an enormous species that inhabited the region is described. 6. B The smallest dinosaur is ...

Google previewPaleoecological Analysis of the Vertebrate Fauna of the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic), Rocky Mountain Region, U.S.A. (2003)

Bulletin 23 by John R. Foster

Allosauridae Allosaurus fragilis Allosaurus is the most common theropod genus found in the Morrison Formation. A fragilis was briefly described by Marsh (1877b ) from Garden Park, Colorado, and has been stated as including A. lucaris and ...

Google previewThe Academy and Literature (1878)

Allosaurus is the name proposed for another genus, ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher Dinosaur Encyclopedia (2010)

One Encylopedia, a World of Prehistoric Knowledge by Michael Benton, Mike Benton

Allosaurus The giant theropods were killing machines with fearsome claws and jaws that had a powerful bite. The fossils tell us that theropods such as Allosaurus ate meat, and kill sites show which dinosaurs they ate. But how is the power of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia: Dinosaurs (2013)

by Daniel Coenn

Allosaurus was a large predator. Its skull was large and equipped with dozens of large, sharp teeth. It averaged 8.5 m in length, though fragmentary remains suggest it could have reached over 12 m. Its threefingered forelimbs were small, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

The genus Allosaurus has had a slightly confusing history.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK


Google previewGaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations (2012)

A Collection of Approximately 27,000 Quotations Pertaining to Archaeology, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Cosmology, Darwinism, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Nature, Nursing, Paleontology, Philosophy, Physics, Probability, Science, Statistics, Technology, Theory, Universe, and Zoology by Carl C. Gaither, Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither

ALLOSAURUS Prelutsky, Jack Poet 1940– Allosaurus likes to bite, its teeth were sharp as sabers, it frequently, with great delight, made mincemeat of its neighbors. Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast Allosaurus Greenwillow Books. New York ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2007)

by Christopher G. Morris

allosaurus. f . - . ...,. - .. aI-lo~sau-rusv [al-uhegggg-us] noun. Biology. a very large. meateatirlg dinosaur that lived in North America in prehistoric times. It is related to the tyrannosaur. This animal is also called an allosaur. al-lot [uh-lo_t] verb.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Allosaurus, an extinct carnivorous dinosaur of gigantic size, inhabiting North America during the Jurassic Period.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Evolutionary Biology (2009)

by Elizabeth Owen, Eve Daintith

Allosaurus, which evolved in the Jurassic and was over 10 m long; and the most famous, the genus Tyrannosaurus from the Cretaceous, which included the largest ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

allosaurus (al'a-sor'as)...

Google previewDictionary of Ecology and Environment (1992)

Allosaurus, Tyrannosaurus) were the world's dominant carnivores, Jurassic Saurischia also included the largest terrestrial vertebrates, the herbivorous, ...

Google previewThe Epcot Explorer's Encyclopedia (2011)

by R.A. Pedersen

Allosaurus battle on a rocky outcropping straight ahead. The outcroppings become unstable and large rocks are teetering overhead amid intense geologic activity as guests enter the Cretaceous Period. A family of Ornithomimus watch ...

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