HyperDic: theropod_dinosaur

English > 1 sense of the expression theropod dinosaur:
NOUNanimaltheropod dinosaur, theropod, bird-footed dinosaurany of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
English > theropod dinosaur: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs.
Synonymstheropod, bird-footed dinosaur
Member ofTheropoda, suborder Theropodacarnivorous saurischian dinosaurs with short forelimbs
Narrowerallosaur, allosaurusLate Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur
carnosaurlarge carnivorous bipedal dinosaur having huge claws
ceratosaur, ceratosaurusPrimitive medium-sized theropod
compsognathusVery small bipedal carnivorous dinosaur of the late Jurassic in Bavaria
eoraptorA theropod dinosaur of the genus Eoraptor
herrerasaur, herrerasaurusA kind of theropod dinosaur found in Argentina
maniraptorAdvanced carnivorous theropod
megalosaur, megalosaurusgigantic carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous in Europe
ornithomimidlightly built medium-sized dinosaur having extremely long limbs and necks with small heads and big brains and large eyes
tyrannosaur, tyrannosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rexlarge carnivorous bipedal dinosaur having enormous teeth with knifelike serrations
Broadersaurischian, saurischian dinosaurherbivorous or carnivorous dinosaur having a three-pronged pelvis like that of a crocodile

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