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camarasaur

[ kam-er-uh-sawr ]
/ ˈkæm ər əˌsɔr /
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noun

a plant-eating sauropod dinosaur of the genus Camarasaurus and closely related genera, having a small head, long neck, and short forelimbs, and reaching a length of 40 feet (12.2 meters); until 1981 the type specimen of Brontosaurus excelcus was wrongly reconstructed with a Camarasaurus skull.

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Origin of camarasaur

<New Latin Camarasaurus (1877), irregular <Greek kamára space enclosed by an arch, vault (cf. chamber) + -saurus-saur

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