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ceratosaur

[ser-uh-tuh-sawr] /ˈsɛr ə təˌsɔr/
noun
1.
a carnivorous, swift-running North American theropod dinosaur of the genus Ceratosaurus and closely related genera, of the Jurassic Period, having a large skull with a short horn between the nostrils and a bony knob in front of each eye, and reaching a length of 20 feet (6.1 meter).
Origin
1884
1884; < Neo-Latin Ceratosaurus; see cerato-, -saur
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