sauropod

Definitions of sauropod
  1. noun
    very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs; largest known land animal
    synonyms: sauropod dinosaur
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    types:
    Apatosaurus excelsus, apatosaur, apatosaurus, brontosaur, brontosaurus, thunder lizard
    huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic
    barosaur, barosaurus
    a dinosaur that could grow to be as tall as a building five stories tall
    type of:
    saurischian, saurischian dinosaur
    herbivorous or carnivorous dinosaur having a three-pronged pelvis like that of a crocodile
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