genus Allosaurus


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to genus Allosaurus: genus Apatosaurus, Allosaurus fragilis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The preliminary analysis of the new material, as well as the revision of the previously described specimen, support the former proposed identification of the Andres specimens as belonging to the genus Allosaurus.
It may have resembled an oversized version of the well-known North American genus Allosaurus.