Definition of Thunder lizard

1. Noun. Huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic.




Definition of Thunder lizard

1. Noun. Nickname for the apatosaurus or brontosaurus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thunder Lizard

thumper
thumpers
thumping
thumpingly
thumpings
thumpity
thumps
thumpy
thumri
thunder
thunder and lightning
thunder cloud
thunder clouds
thunder god
thunder gods
thunder lizard (current term)
thunder lizards
thunder mug
thunder pot
thunder snake
thunder thighs
thunderation
thunderbird
thunderbirds
thunderblast
thunderbolt
thunderbolt beetle
thunderbolt beetles
thunderbolts
thunderboomer

Literary usage of Thunder lizard

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1. Europe Revised by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1914)
"It seemed a mighty, winged thunder lizard that had come back to link the Age of ... On second thought I am inclined to believe the thunder lizard did not ..."

2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1906)
"The word "dinosaur " means, literally, " mighty lizard " ; and "brontosaur" "thunder lizard." The fortunate explorer, whose keen eye made this, ..."

3. Arizona, the Wonderland: The History of Its Ancient Cliff and Cave Dwellings by George Wharton James (1917)
"... name thunder lizard was given to it because of its size or because of the large sum — over $10.000 — which Prof. Marsh spent in excavating and preparing ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"Am. S. 77: thunder lizard. Harp. W. 5S: 6-S. Mr. 14, '14. Evans, WC Bishop Edwin Holt Hughes. Overland, na 272. Ap. 25, '14. ..."

5. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1921)
"1796), the " thunder lizard," another huge sauropod from these deposits, was far more bulky, with thicker neck and tail, and therefore much heavier, ..."

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