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a·pat·o·saur·us

 (ə-păt′ə-sôr′əs) or a·pat·o·saur (ə-păt′ə-sôr′)
n.
A very large herbivorous sauropod dinosaur of the genus Apatosaurus of the Jurassic Period, having a long neck and tail and a small head.

[New Latin Apatosaurus, unreal lizard, genus name : Greek apatē, untruth, lie + Greek sauros, lizard.]

a·pat·o·sau·rus

(ə-păt′ə-sôr′əs) or a·pat·o·saur (ə-păt′ə-sôr′)
A very large sauropod dinosaur of the late Jurassic Period, having a long neck and tail and a relatively small head. See Note at brontosaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apatosaurus - huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassicapatosaurus - huge quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur common in North America in the late Jurassic
sauropod, sauropod dinosaur - very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs; largest known land animal
genus Apatosaurus, genus Brontosaurus - large quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaurs with very long neck and tail; late Jurassic
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THE GOOD DINOSAUR (PG) AT the heart of the film is a family of Apatosaurus comprising patriarch Henry (voiced by Jeffrey Wright), his wife Ida (Frances McDormand) and three children Buck (Marcus Scribner), Libby (Maleah Padilla) and Arlo (Raymond Ochoa).
Rating the GOOD DINOSAUR (PG) AT the heart of the film is a family of Apatosaurus comprising patriarch Henry (voiced by Jeffrey Wright), his wife Ida (Frances McDormand) and three children Buck (Marcus Scribner), Libby (Maleah Padilla) and Arlo (Raymond Ochoa).
In the film, an Apatosaurus named Arlo and his human friend, Spot, traverse the beautiful-and at times, challenging-landscape, but Arlo is not the first dinosaur to roam the state.
Enormous Arlo is a cowardly and dim Apatosaurus who, after some reckless parenting, is alone in the wilderness.
In a world where dinosaurs live alongside growling humans, this animated delight focuses on young apatosaurus Arlo (Raymond Ochoa) who teams up with a feral human boy, Spot (Jack Bright), when tragedy hits his dinosaur family.
Prehistoric beasts thrive including a family of Apatosaurus comprising patriarch Henry (voiced by Jeffrey Wright), his wife Ida (Frances McDormand) and three children Buck (Marcus Scribner), Libby (Maleah Padilla) and Arlo (Raymond Ochoa).
After spending over a century dismissed as a mislabeled Apatosaurus, Brontosaurus may be getting its identity back.
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Jurassic World' Apatosaurus, Triceratops And T-Rex Revealed [(http://au.
However, in 1903 researchers determined that the Brontosaurus bones were actually the bones of an Apatosaurus dinosaur mistakenly coupled with the skull of a Camarasaurus dinosaur--and the researchers concluded that there was no such thing as a Brontosaurus dinosaur.
Places such as museums, exhibition centres and malls can rent out the skeleton as a temporary exhibit," said Al Mutaw, who brought the Apatosaurus dinosaur 'Einstein' to Abu Dhabi Airport for a 2008 exhibition.
Set during the Cretaceous, Bronto, Friend of Ceratops follows a young Apatosaurus named Bronto, and Bronto's friends, the three-horned Ceratops.