/ (ˌbreɪkɪəˈsɔːrəs, ˌbræk-) /
a dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus, up to 30 metres long: the largest land animal ever knownSee also sauropod
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Example sentences from the Web for brachiosaurus
The femur of the Brachiosaurus exceeded six feet; this must have been the greatest of them all.The Book of the National Parks|Robert Sterling Yard
Scientific definitions for brachiosaurus
[ brā′kē-ə-sôr′əs ]
A very large sauropod dinosaur of the genus Brachiosaurus of the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods. It had forelegs that were longer than its hind legs, and nostrils on top of its head.
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