genus Allosaurus

Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to genus Allosaurus: genus Apatosaurus, Allosaurus fragilis
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Noun1.genus Allosaurus - carnivorous dinosaur of North America; late Jurassic
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Carnosaura, suborder Carnosaura - largest carnivorous land animals ever known
allosaur, allosaurus - late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur; similar to but somewhat smaller than tyrannosaurus
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It may have resembled an oversized version of the well-known North American genus Allosaurus.