titanosaur

titanosaur
noun
amphibious quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur with a long thin neck and whiplike tail; of the Cretaceous mostly in the southern hemisphere
Syn: ↑titanosaurian
Hypernyms: ↑dinosaur
Hyponyms: ↑genus Argentinosaurus
Member Holonyms: ↑Titanosaurus, ↑genus Titanosaurus

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\\tīˈtanəˌsȯ(ə)r, ˈtītən-\ noun (-s)
: a reptile or fossil of the genus Titanosaurus

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/tuy tan"euh sawr', tuyt"n euh-/, n.
any amphibious plant-eating dinosaur of the genus Titanosaurus, from the Cretaceous Period, having a long, thin neck and a long, whiplike tail.
[1890-95; < NL Titanosaurus. See TITAN, -O-, -SAUR]

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