brontosaur brontosaur

Definition(s):

  • (n) huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic

Usage(s):

  1. If dinosaurs were coldblooded, maintains Desmond, they would not have been able to do this because of their size (a brontosaur, for example, weighed around 30 tons); a dinosaur .
  2. At best, Hebald's pot-bellied centaurs, lovers lounging in urnlike bathtubs, and fountain topped by the refugees on Noah's Ark (including a brontosaur that presumably fell .

News

  1. In ‘My Beloved Brontosaurus,’ Brian Switek Looks at How Dinosaurs Have Changed

    In his new book, “My Beloved Brontosaurus,” Brian Switek catches up on what has become of the dinosaurs you thought you knew from grade school.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. ‘My Beloved Brontosaurus’: Millions of Years Gone, but Still Evolving

    In his new book, “My Beloved Brontosaurus,” Brian Switek catches up on what has become of the dinosaurs you thought you knew from grade school.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: New York Times

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