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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the order Saurischia — a dinosaur from the Triassic period.
  • proper n. An Ancient Roman holiday honoring the deity Saturn.

Etymologies

From Latin Sāturnālia, interpreted as the Latin equivalent of Portuguese carnaval ("Carnival (the period before Lent)"); so called because the genus was discovered in Brazil during Carnival. (Wiktionary)

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