barosaur
bar·o·saur (bârʹə-sôr') or bar·o·sau·rus (bâr'ə-sôrʹəs) n.
Any of various large sauropod dinosaurs of the genus Barosaurus of the late Jurassic Period, closely related to the diplodocus.
  [New Latin Barosaurus, genus name : Greek baros, weight; see baro- + Greek sauros, lizard.]

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  • barosaur — noun a dinosaur that could grow to be as tall as a building five stories tall • Syn: ↑barosaurus • Hypernyms: ↑sauropod, ↑sauropod dinosaur • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Barosaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Barosaurus — Taxobox image width =250px name = Barosaurus fossil range = Late Jurassic regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo = Dinosauria ordo = Saurischia subordo = Sauropodomorpha familia = Diplodocidae subfamilia = Diplodocinae …   Wikipedia

  • barosaurus — noun a dinosaur that could grow to be as tall as a building five stories tall • Syn: ↑barosaur • Hypernyms: ↑sauropod, ↑sauropod dinosaur • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Barosaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Barosaurus — noun huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur; late Jurassic • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sauropoda, ↑suborder Sauropoda • Member Meronyms: ↑barosaur, ↑barosaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • sauropod dinosaur — noun very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five toed limbs; largest known land animal • Syn: ↑sauropod • Hypernyms: ↑saurischian, ↑saurischian dinosaur • Hyponyms: ↑apatosaur,… …   Useful english dictionary

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