Tyrannosaurus meaning

tĭ-rănə-sôrəs, tī-
Any of various tyrannosaurid dinosaurs of the genus Tyrannosaurus, having a large head and teeth and short forelimbs, and including T. rex and possibly some other species.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Tyrannosauridaetyrannosaurs.
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Origin of tyrannosaurus

  • New Latin Tyrannosaurus genus name Greek turannos tyrant sauros lizard

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek τύραννος (turannos, “tyrant”) + σαῦρος (sauros, “lizard”).

    From Wiktionary