from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of gigantic American Jurassic dinosaurs, having large cavities in the bodies of the dorsal vertebræ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of colossal dinosaurian reptiles, from the Cretaceous formation Of Dakota.
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In Boise, Idaho Chung and a dozen collaborators have modeled Pleo after a plant-eating baby camarasaurus from the Jurassic period.
If I were to have a mounted head on my wall (as opposed to, say, the casts of a saber tooth tiger or garial or camarasaurus or ankylosaurus that I do have) - but if I were to have a stuffed head of a modernday animal, I would want one of these.
The name brontosaurus is not correct as the animal formerly called that turned out to be actually an apatosaurus with the head of a camarasaurus.