genus Apatosaurus

noun
large quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaurs with very long neck and tail; late Jurassic
Syn: ↑genus Brontosaurus
Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sauropoda, ↑suborder Sauropoda

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  • apatosaurus — [ə pat΄ə sôr′əs, ap΄ət əsôr′əs] n. any of a genus (Apatosaurus) of huge sauropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous, weighing more than 18,000 kg (20 tons) * * * Genus of giant herbivorous dinosaur, one of the largest land animals of all time.… …   Universalium

  • Apatosaurus — n. 1. 1 a genus of extinct dinosaurs comprising the brontosaurs; apatosaurs. Syn: genus {Apatosaurus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apatosaurus — [ə pat΄ə sôr′əs, ap΄ət əsôr′əs] n. any of a genus (Apatosaurus) of huge sauropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous, weighing more than 18,000 kg (20 tons) …   English World dictionary

  • Apatosaurus — Taxobox name = Apatosaurus fossil range = Late Jurassic image caption = Current Apatosaurus excelsus skeletal mount at the American Museum of Natural History image width = 300px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo …   Wikipedia

  • genus Brontosaurus — noun large quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaurs with very long neck and tail; late Jurassic • Syn: ↑genus Apatosaurus • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sauropoda, ↑suborder Sauropoda …   Useful english dictionary

  • apatosaurus — noun huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic • Syn: ↑apatosaur, ↑brontosaur, ↑brontosaurus, ↑thunder lizard, ↑Apatosaurus excelsus • Hypernyms: ↑sauropod, ↑sauropod dinosaur …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apatosaurus excelsus — noun huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic • Syn: ↑apatosaur, ↑apatosaurus, ↑brontosaur, ↑brontosaurus, ↑thunder lizard • Hypernyms: ↑sauropod, ↑sauropod dinosaur …   Useful english dictionary

  • apatosaurus — /əˈpætəsɔrəs/ (say uh patuhsawruhs) noun a very large amphibious herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Apatosaurus (also known as Brontosaurus), having a long neck and tail and a relatively small head, existing in parts of North America in the late… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Apatosaurus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Apatosaurus Rango fósil: Jurásico superior Estado de conservación …   Wikipedia Español

  • Apatosaurus — Brontosaurus Bron to*sau rus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. bronth thunder + say^ros lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of large sauropod American dinosaurs of the jurassic era, or an individual of that genus. A length of sixty feet is believed to have been attained… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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