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Definition of the noun allosaur

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noun - plural: allosaurs

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

Alternative definition of the noun allosaur


  1. Any of several carnivorous dinosaurs, of the superfamily Allosauroidea, from the late Jurassic and early Cretaceous periods

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Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

There was Tyrannosaur, much like Allosaur, but bigger and more terrible if possible, and Megalosaur, a near relative. These were meat-eating. Among those which fed on vegetable matter were Diplodocus, who might have been a brother of ...

Google previewPop Culture Places: An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes] (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes] by Gladys L. Knight

A visitor center showcases many exhibits, including an Allosaur skeletal display and a Stegosaur wall mount. Visitors may tour the quarry and observe scientists actively The small but information-packed visitor center at the BLM-managed ...

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

Laurasia North Atlantic Ocean North American Cordillera Desert Andes Gondwana ALLOSAUR US Group: Allosauroidea Length: 56 ft (11 m) Ural Mountains Turgai Strait Vegetation L aurasia Dese rt Tethys Sea Continental shelf Vegetation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods (2016)

by My Ebook Publishing House

Secondly, there were traces Allosaur fossils on the tails' spikes, this was the main predator of Stegosaurus. Therefore, the spikes on the tail were used as a defense against the predator. The fore legs of the Stegosaurus were shorter than its ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

camptosaurus, ceratosaurus, megalosaurus, ornithischia, ornithomimus, plateosaurus, psittacosaur, titanosaurus, velociraptor 13 atlantosaurus, brachiosaurus, compsognathus, corythosaurus, dwarf allosaur, edmontosaurus, herrerasaurus, ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

allosaur (al'a-sor') Any of various carnivorous dinosaurs of the genus Allosaurus of the late Jurassic and early Cretaceous Periods. Allosaurs were similar to but smaller than tyrannosaurs. allotrope (al'a-trop') Any of several crystalline forms ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

allosaur A huge dinosaur that lived in North America in prehistoric times and resembled a tyrannosaur. Noun. This animal is also called allosaurus. al-lo-saur (al'a sor') noun, plural allosaurs. allot 1.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

allosaur Paleontology, a large carnivorous dinosaur of the late Jurassic period, known from fossil remains in North America. Also, allosaurus . allOSOtne Genetics. 1. a chromosome that deviates in size, form, and behavior ...

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