titanosaur

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titanosaur

(taɪˈtænəˌsɔː)
n
(Palaeontology) any of various herbivorous quadrupedal dinosaurs of the family Titanosauridae, of Jurassic and Cretaceous times: suborder Sauropoda (sauropods)
[C19: from New Latin Tītānosaurus, from Greek Titan + -saur]
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Noun1.titanosaur - amphibious quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur with a long thin neck and whiplike tail; of the Cretaceous mostly in the southern hemisphere
dinosaur - any of numerous extinct terrestrial reptiles of the Mesozoic era
genus Titanosaurus, Titanosaurus - genus of herbivorous dinosaurs flourishing during the Cretaceous in South America
genus Argentinosaurus - enormous dinosaur of the middle Cretaceous found in Argentina