Definition of Dinosaurs

1. Noun. (plural of dinosaur) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dinosaurs

1. dinosaur [n] - See also: dinosaur

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dinosaurs

dinophyte
dinophytes
dinoprost
dinoprost tromethamine
dinoprostone
dinormocytosis
dinornis
dinos
dinosaur
dinosauria
dinosaurian
dinosaurians
dinosauric
dinosaurish
dinosaurlike
dinosaurs
dinoseb
dinospore
dinospores
dinothere
dinotheres
dinotherium
dinotheriums
dinoturbation
dinoxide
dinoxides
dinoxyline
dinq
dins
dinsome

Literary usage of Dinosaurs

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

1. A Text-book of Geology: For Use in Universities, Colleges, Schools of by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1915)
"The reptiles which most nearly paralleled the mammals of to-day were the dinosaurs, taking into consideration range of size, habits, and habitat. ..."

2. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1918)
"CARNIVOROUS Dinosaurs Widely contrasting with these extreme adaptations to aquatic marine life, the climax of terrestrial adaptation in the reptilian ..."

3. Biennial report by North Dakota Geological Survey (1908)
"The dinosaurs are an extinct group of reptiles whose members varied greatly in ... One of the most common and remarkable of the dinosaurs was the clumsy and ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"SOME LOCALITIES FOR LARAMIE MAMMALS AND HORNED Dinosaurs. BY JB HATCHER. It is the purpose of this paper to give brief but accurate descriptions of the ..."

5. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"It is not known that the carnivorous dinosaurs were especially ... It is possible that this last was developed to prey upon the great armored dinosaurs (p. ..."

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