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

  • n. A large carnivorous dinosaur of the genus Megalosaurus of the Jurassic Period.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A carnivorous dinosaur of the Megalosauridae family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A gigantic carnivorous dinosaur, whose fossil remains have been found in England and elsewhere.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dinosaur of the family Megalosauridæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. gigantic carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous in Europe


New Latin Megalosaurus, genus name : megalo- + Greek sauros, lizard.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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