allosaurus allosaurus

Definition(s):

  • (n) late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus

Usage(s):

  1. When kids collect dinosaurs, parents, blinded by science, simply shrug when their children yell in the museum, "Look, mom, that allosaurus is eating the brachiosaur's baby!".
  2. Just as in the original, the special-effects man creates a table-top monster rally that comes to a clumsy climax in a duel between a triceratops and an allosaurusthe least .

News

  • Dinosaur exhibit comes to Reno Events Center

    The allosaurus is one of 60 dinosaurs displayed at the Discover the Dinosaurs weekend at the Reno Events Center. / Handout WHAT: Discover the Dinosaurs WHEN: Noon to 9 p.m today; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mason Valley News

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Quotes

  1. Xu, who is based in Beijing, said: "The fossils provide confirmation that the bird-dinosaur hypothesis is correct, and supports the idea that birds descended from theropod dinosaurs (the group of predatory dinosaurs that includes allosaurus and...
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Xu Xing Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "But if you look into the mural, there's actually a second Allosaurus that's meant to be sort of charging into the scene to help out ...... in this big attack. Chances are he'll lose anyway, but at least he's got friends," Lamanna said, laughing...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Matt Lamanna Source: FOXNews

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