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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Tyrannosauridae — tyrannosaurs.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek τύραννος (turannos, "tyrant") + σαῦρος (sauros, "lizard"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There are poems in Tyrannosaurus Rex that repeat earlier achievements of the Armitage style: the lists, the tough Northern stance, the pathos of the poor and the abandoned.

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  • What my third reading revealed: Tyrannosaurus is chasing after five dinosaurs, but all you see are the tails.

    Dinosaurs

  • The name Tyrannosaurus Rex means 'tyrant lizard king'.

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  • Scientists from Canada, Britain and Sweden have pieced together the fossils of a super underwater predator dubbed the Tyrannosaurus rex of the Cambrian era.

    Ancient Predator Revealed!

  • If this is indeed about a wrestler/biker with the name Tyrannosaurus Rex, I'm curious whether Zombie fans will still be interested.

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  • Michelle's adorable new book is called Tyrannosaurus Math.

    September 2009

  • The monumental hulk of the predator, fang-face, once termed Tyrannosaurus rex, thunder lizard.

    Survivors

  • The first meager fossils were found in Montana by dinosaur hunter Barnum Brown, who shipped them back to the American Museum of Natural History, where the new species was promptly dubbed Tyrannosaurus rex--"king of the tyrant lizards"--by museum president Henry Fairfield Osborn.

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  • Ever since, the Tyrannosaurus has been the ultimate trophy for hunters, museums, and private collectors alike, burnished by celebrity, bolstered by top-of-the-food-chain rarity.

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  • OTTAWA - Scientists from Canada, Britain and Sweden have pieced together the fossils of a super underwater predator dubbed the Tyrannosaurus rex of the Cambrian era.

    London Free Press - News

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