HyperDic: theropoda

English > 1 sense of the word Theropoda:
NOUNanimalTheropoda, suborder Theropodacarnivorous saurischian dinosaurs with short forelimbs
English > Theropoda: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningcarnivorous saurischian dinosaurs with short forelimbs; Jurassic and Cretaceous.
Synonymsuborder Theropoda
Member ofSauropodomorpha, suborder Sauropodomorphagigantic herbivorous dinosaurs having huge bodies with long necks and small heads
MembersCarnosaura, suborder Carnosauralargest carnivorous land animals ever known
Maniraptora, suborder ManiraptoraAdvanced theropods including oviraptorids and dromaeosaurs and possibly even modern birds
Megalosauridae, family Megalosauridaemegalosaurs
Ornithomimida, suborder Ornithomimidalightly built medium-size theropods
genus CompsognathusA reptile genus of Theropoda
genus EoraptorPrimitive theropod found in Argentina
genus HerrerasaurusPrimitive theropod found in Argentina
suborder CeratosauraPrimitive saurischian dinosaurs
theropod, theropod dinosaur, bird-footed dinosaurAny of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
CatalanTeròpode, teròpodes, Theropoda

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