Origin of Jurassic
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Pratt, of course, just exploded with Guardians of the Galaxy and the upcoming lead in Jurassic World.Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt’s Plans For ‘Ghostbusters’ Film|William Boot|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, there are the usual references to color-changing T-shirts and Jurassic Park, but it feels more warranted than throwaway here.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows|Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ramin Setoodeh went and found a roomful of adults in Jurassic Park costumes.
Natalie Suarez, 25, fashioned her green hoodie to look like a Dilophosaurus, the poison-spitting dinosaur from Jurassic Park.
The cement of Pouilly is prepared from a Jurassic (secondary) limestone, which contains 39 per cent.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The Ichthyosaur of the Jurassic is a remarkably fish-like animal.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
These were distinctly more modern in structure and appearance than the Jurassic bird.Geology|William J. Miller
The 'Oolitic clays,' which are also Jurassic, usually contain limestone in the form of nodules, but are nevertheless important.The Natural History of Clay|Alfred B. Searle
In the Jurassic age there were undoubtedly a great many very big reptiles. 'Falling in Love|Grant Allen
British Dictionary definitions for jurassic
Word Origin for Jurassic
Word Origin and History for jurassic
in reference to "geological period between the Triassic and the Cretaceous," 1847, from French Jurassique, literally "of the Jura Mountains," between France and Switzerland, whose limestones were laid down during this geological period. Used in English in a literal sense "pertaining to the Jura Mountains" by 1831. The name is said to be from Gaulish *iuris "wooded mountain."