tyrannosaurus

tyrannosaur (tɪˈrænəˌsɔː)

/ (tɪˌrænəˈsɔːrəs) /

noun

any large carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the genus Tyrannosaurus, common in North America in upper Jurassic and Cretaceous times: suborder Theropoda (theropods)

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Word Origin for tyrannosaurus

C19: from New Latin, from Greek turannos tyrant + sauros lizard
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