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A very large allosaurid dinosaur of the genus Allosaurus of the late Jurassic Period, having a pair of bony bumps above the eyes. Also called allosaur.

[New Latin, genus name : Greek allos, other (because the imperfectly preserved vertebrae of the first specimen to be described appeared to have an hourglass shape unlike those of other dinosaurs); see allo- + Greek sauros, lizard.]
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Noun1.allosaurus - late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaurallosaurus - late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus
bird-footed dinosaur, theropod, theropod dinosaur - any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
genus Allosaurus, genus Antrodemus - carnivorous dinosaur of North America; late Jurassic
References in classic literature ?
If I am not mistaken, it is an Allosaurus of the Upper Jurassic, remains of which have been found in Central Wyoming, in the suburbs of New York.
In the show, Michaela, 51, takes on the role of palaeontologist Huxley, guiding the audience through the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods and introducing them to dinosaurs including Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus and Allosaurus.
As well as the Tyrannosaurus Rex, families can see just how huge the likes of the Stegosaurus, Allosaurus and Plateosaurus were, with the largest creature in the show, the Brachiosaurus, standing 11 metres tall and 17 metres from nose to tail.
The show includes the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the terror of the ancient terrain, as well as the Plateosaurus and Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Stegosaurus and Allosaurus from the Jurassic period and Torosaurus and Utahraptor from the awesome Cretaceous period.
The app includes 10 types of dinosaurs: Triceratops, Diplodocus, Spinosaurus, Allosaurus, Quetzalcoatlas, Compsagnathus, Parasaurolophos, Stegosauras, Velociraptor and Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Shortlisted for Museum of the Year, Lapworth Museum of Geology at Birmingham University in Edgbaston has exhibits including the skeleton of an Allosaurus called Roary and the finest collection of fossils in the Midlands.
What's not to love about being greeted by an enormous Allosaurus skeleton as you enter a museum?
Dinosaurs, including Supersaurus and Allosaurus, probably made the transatlantic trek alongside turtles, lizards and early mammals.
2010): Vertebrate fauna at the Allosaurus fossil-site of Andres (Upper Jurassic), Pombal, Portugal.
Yet, studies have shown that the primitive theropod Allosaurus also had hollow bones.
Curiously, more than 75 percent of the bones come from carnivores, primarily Allosaurus fragilis.
a) The following models lease (in addition to the imposition of subrogation): ornithosuchus (1pc), Plateosaurus (1), Plateosaurus excavation area (1), Apatosaurus rearing (1), europasaurus (1) europasaurus of age (1) , Stegosaurus (1), Diplodocus (1), Diplodocus younger (2), Ceratosaurus (1) Pterodactylus airport (1), Allosaurus younger (1), Deinonychus (2), Iguanodon younger resistant ( 1) Iguanodon younger horizontal (1), Iguanodon nest is small with (1), Triceratops (1), T-Rex (1), Pachycephalosaurus (2), Triceratops baby lying (3) Photo Head ( 1) Troodon (3), Stegosaurus baby (1) Velociraptor (1);