Definitions

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  • noun Any bird-like theropod dinosaur of the family Dromaeosauridae

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  • noun a kind of maniraptor

Etymologies

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Back-formation from Dromaeosauridae

Examples

  • It's produced a new species of iguanodont adult and juvenile, a new Fruitachampsa-looking terrestrial crocodile, the skull of a fairly large, new mammal, the tail of a small dromaeosaur, and a partial Gastonia on a lower bed.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • It's produced a new species of iguanodont adult and juvenile, a new Fruitachampsa-looking terrestrial crocodile, the skull of a fairly large, new mammal, the tail of a small dromaeosaur, and a partial Gastonia on a lower bed.

    Museum Monday #1: St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm

  • The dromaeosaur reminds me of a ground hornbill for some reason.

    Christmas cards

  • Other neat recent discoveries – from the Cretaceous – include the new Mongolian dromaeosaur Tsaagan mangas and the (allegedly) flightless enantiornithean Elsornis keni.

    The most inconvenient seal

  • Other neat recent discoveries – from the Cretaceous – include the new Mongolian dromaeosaur Tsaagan mangas and the (allegedly) flightless enantiornithean Elsornis keni.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • It's skull resembles that of a dromaeosaur (relative of velociraptor), including a sclerotic ring around the eye.

    BTDF

  • It's skull resembles that of a dromaeosaur (relative of velociraptor), including a sclerotic ring around the eye.

    BTDF

  • It's skull resembles that of a dromaeosaur (relative of velociraptor), including a sclerotic ring around the eye.

    BTDF

  • It's skull resembles that of a dromaeosaur (relative of velociraptor), including a sclerotic ring around the eye.

    BTDF

  • T. rex is a doubtful outcome, but you juuuust might cobble together a decently convincing dromaeosaur.

    Pharyngula

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