from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A very large herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Apatosaurus (formerly Brontosaurus) of the late Jurassic period, having a long neck and tail and a relatively small head.

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  • n. A large, herbivorous, gregarious sauropod dinosaur, of the genus Apatosaurus, from Jurassic North America; it had a long neck and tail.

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  • n. huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin Apatosaurus, unreal lizard, genus name : Greek apatē, untruth, lie + Greek sauros, lizard.


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