Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A great carnivorous dinosaur from the Upper Cretaceous (Laramie) of North America, characterized by its small fore limbs, greatly elongated hind limbs inclosing large hollow cavities, and huge serrated teeth of which thirteen are present in the upper jaw and twelve or thirteen in the dentary. This dinosaur walked erect, as a biped, supporting the weight of the body on the hind limbs and tail.
- n. A large carnivorous dinosaur, of the genus Tyrannosaurus, found in North America during the late Cretaceous period.
- n. large carnivorous bipedal dinosaur having enormous teeth with knifelike serrations; may have been a scavenger rather than an active predator; later Cretaceous period in North America
- From Ancient Greek τύραννος (turannos, "tyrant") + σαῦρος (sauros, "lizard"). (Wiktionary)
“If you have children under twenty-five, I'm sure you know Barney, the sickly sweet tyrannosaurus rex who first appeared on public television in 1992.”
“This journey may not last long when the first hunter arrives, a ferocious tyrannosaurus rex who has her sights set on a young triceratops!”
“I notice he had to tell everyone what a big deal Republican he was, which is kind of like saying I'm a tyrannosaurus rex these days.”
“While Beast Boy is from Teen Titans and is subjected to much more nonsensical occurrences than this, he turns from a tweety-bird to a tyrannosaurus rex in two seconds flat.”
“And tyrannosaurus rex was a vegetarian and we creationists have a photo I.D. of Adam, and his Birth Creation Certificate, signed by God (and witnessed by Moses)!”
“And the "few" viable pathways diverging from the first dinosaur includes stegosaurus and tyrannosaurus.”
“While they declined to divulge their customers it's well know that actors Nicolas Cage and Leonardo DiCaprio got into a bidding war for a 67-million-year-old tyrannosaurus skull, much like the one on sale this Thursday, at a Los Angeles I.M. Chait auction in 2007.”
“I'd expect that offal from a tyrannosaurus rex would be more valuable than from some anonymous three-foot dinosaur from the Pleistocene.”
“And this is the largest tyrannosaurus rex skull we've ever had.”
“This group includes velociraptor, tyrannosaurus and giganotosaurus.”
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