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Definition of the noun allosaurus
What does allosaurus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: allosauruses
- late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of allosaurus: allosaur
- more generic terms: bird-footed dinosaur / theropod / theropod dinosaur = any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
- member of: genus Allosaurus / genus Antrodemus = carnivorous dinosaur of North America
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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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Princeton 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 ...
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 ...
Paleoecological 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 ...
The Academy and Literature (1878)
Allosaurus is the name proposed for another genus, ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia: 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 ...
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)
by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian
The genus Allosaurus has had a slightly confusing history.
Ultimate Visual Dictionary (2011)
ALLOSAURUs. éANGCHSUANOSASRUS. roup: Inraptondae Length: 55 ft (10 In) Theropods 2 EXAMPLES OF ORNITHOMIMOSAURS DROMICEIOMIMUS GARUDIMIMUS Length: 11 ft. 85.
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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 ...
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.
The 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.
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 ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
Allosaurus, Tyrannosaurus) were the world's dominant carnivores, Jurassic Saurischia also included the largest terrestrial vertebrates, the herbivorous, ...
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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at the American Museum of Natural History.
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- Allosaurus Tracks
Allosaurus dinosaur tracks in Picket Wire Canyon in Comanche National Grassland, SE Colorado
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- Stegosaurus VS Allosaurus
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- Ahi riding an Allosaurus
A crested gecko riding an Allosaurus.
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- Allosaurus pounces
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- Anatomically incorrect Allosaurus
From Liverpool's World Museum
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- Allosaurus Teeth
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- Allosaurus and Diplodocus
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- OMG Allosaurus
Dinosaur World, Cave City KY
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- Clio VS Allosaurus
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- Allosaurus skeleton in the Roosevelt Rotunda
American Museum of Natural History
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