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Origin of dinosaur
Examples from the Web for dinosaur
Unlike figure skating, where Russia's Evgeni Plushenko is considered a dinosaur at 31, the age of Olympic curlers is more varied.
In 1993, adults and kids alike were dressing as Barney the Dinosaur.The Most Popular Halloween Costumes Through the Years: 1985-2013|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The 68-million-year-old remnants of dinosaur feet were pushed upward by tectonic activity.
The people behind a prank TV show tricked a man into thinking he was being chased by a dinosaur.The Office Raptor, Morgan Freeman Defines ‘Twerking,’ & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This dinosaur family, once common in China, eventually evolved into the largest creatures to ever walk the Earth.
The dinosaur shifted uneasily, wagging its heavy head from side to side.
She was admiring the huge skeleton of a dinosaur when Jerry returned, followed by an elderly man who wore spectacles.The Wishing Well|Mildred A. Wirt
It was a dinosaur, and belonged to the scaled or armoured species.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
At the fourth side bulked the dinosaur, coming slowly, ponderously.
The advantage of bulk lay altogether with the Dinosaur, the three-horned King of all the Lizard kind.In the Morning of Time|Charles G. D. Roberts
Word Origin for dinosaur
1841, coined in Modern Latin by Sir Richard Owen, from comb. form of Greek deinos "terrible" (see dire) + sauros "lizard" (see -saurus). Figurative sense of "person or institution not adapting to change" is from 1952.