Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of dinosaurians the species of which were of gigantic size; the type of the family Atlantosauridæ.

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Examples

  • There was brontosaurus, and atlantosaurus, and hydrosaurus, and iguanodon, -- lizards, you know, not like these little black fellows that run about in the pulverized feldspar here, but chaps eighty or a hundred feet long, and twenty or thirty high; and turtles, as big as a house. "

    The Golden Fleece

  • There was brontosaurus, and atlantosaurus, and hydrosaurus, and iguanodon, -- lizards, you know, not like these little black fellows that run about in the pulverized feldspar here, but chaps eighty or a hundred feet long, and twenty or thirty high; and turtles, as big as a house. "

    The Golden Fleece, a romance

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  • "Of dubious genus."

    September 3, 2008