Other Word Forms of Dinosaur
Origin of Dinosaur
New Latin Dīnosauria group name from Dīnosaurus former genus name Greek deinos monstrous Greek sauros lizard
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek δεινός (deinos, “terrible, awesome, mighty, fearfully great”) + σαῦρος (sauros, “lizard, reptile”).
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