Definitions

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  • adj. Carolini (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Carolini's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Carolini, but especially Argentinian naturalist Ruben Carolini.

Examples

  • The area is considered one of the most important paleontological sites in South America, a region where in 1993 remains were found of the Giganotosaurus carolinii, the largest carnivorous dinosaur in the world.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Argentinosaurus huenculensis Chased by Pack of Giganotosaurus carolinii by Todd Marshall

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Within an hour’s drive of Neuquén lie three important paleontologic sites, each home to record-breaking finds including Argentinosaurus huinculensis, considered the world’s largest dinosaur (coming in at 130 feet long and 60 feet tall), Giganotosaurus carolinii, thought to be the world’s largest carnivorous dinosaur (46 feet long), and fossilized footprints so large that locals once used them as community barbeque pits!

    Dangerous Neighborhood

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