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[tahy-tan-uh-sawr, tahyt-n-uh-] /taɪˈtæn əˌsɔr, ˈtaɪt n ə-/
any amphibious plant-eating dinosaur of the genus Titanosaurus, from the Cretaceous Period, having a long, thin neck and a long, whiplike tail.
Origin of titanosaur
From the New Latin word Titanosaurus, dating back to 1890-95. See Titan, -o-, -saur Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for titanosaur


any of various herbivorous quadrupedal dinosaurs of the family Titanosauridae, of Jurassic and Cretaceous times: suborder Sauropoda (sauropods)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Tītānosaurus, from Greek Titan + -saur
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titanosaur in Science
  (tī-tān'ə-sôr', tīt'n-)   
Any of various very large sauropod dinosaurs of the group Titanosauria of the Cretaceous Period. The titanosaurs were the last group of sauropods to evolve and probably include the largest sauropods ever (belonging to the genus Argentinosaurus). Some specimens were armored with bony plates.
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