Definition of Allosaurus

1. Noun. Late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus.

Exact synonyms: Allosaur
Generic synonyms: Bird-footed Dinosaur, Theropod, Theropod Dinosaur
Group relationships: Genus Allosaurus, Genus Antrodemus

Definition of Allosaurus

1. Noun. a large, carnivorous dinosaur, of genus ''Allosaurus'', that lived in the Jurassic period ¹

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Definition of Allosaurus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allosaurus

allopurinols
allopyranose
allopyranoside
allopyranosides
alloquies
alloquy
alloreactive
alloreactivities
alloreactivity
allorhythmia
allorhythmic
allosaur
allosauroid
allosauroids
allosaurs
allosaurus (current term)
allosauruses
allose
allosensitization
allosome
allostasis
allosteric
allosteric enzyme
allosteric site
allosterically
allosteries
allosterism
allostery
allot
allotetraploid

Literary usage of Allosaurus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"How it came to be committed will probably be of interest to nobody. Although the quite complete hind leg of allosaurus on which Marsh based his ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1906)
"because the vertebra interpreted as the axis (Fig. 2), which in allosaurus lacks the odontoid process and is firmly coalesced with the axis, fails to show ..."

3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Restoration of allosaurus, based upon the specimen in the American Museum of ... allosaurus had a comparatively inflexible though deep body and a tail which ..."

4. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"allosaurus fragilis Marsh allosaurus fragilis Marsh, Notice of New Dinosaurian Reptiles from the Jurassic formation. Amer. Journ. Sci., 3rd ser., vol. xiv, ..."

5. Snakebite by William Torphy, Paul Gowack, Paul Gowack, William Torphy (2005)
"This time it was that of a smaller but even more ferocious allosaurus. Falk, now the crafty Weasel, knew clear danger. He skittered toward the cavern wall. ..."

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