Definition of Mononychus olecranus

1. Noun. A turkey-sized long-legged fossil 75 million years old found in the Gobi Desert having bird-like fused wrist bones and keeled breastbone and a long tail resembling a dinosaur's; short forelimbs end in a single claw instead of wings; classification as bird or dinosaur is in dispute.

Generic synonyms: Maniraptor
Group relationships: Genus Mononychus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mononychus Olecranus

Monoceros
Monochamus
Monocotyledonae
Monocotyledones
Monod
Monod-Wyman-Changeux model
Monodon
Monodon monoceros
Monodontidae
Monom
Monomorium
Monomorium minimum
Monomorium pharaonis
Monongahela
Monongahela River
Mononychus olecranus (current term)
Monophysite
Monophysites
Monophysitic
Monophysitism
Monopoly
Monopoly money
Monostoma
Monothelete
Monotheletes
Monothelite
Monothelites
Monothelitic
Monotropa hypopithys

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