Definition of seismosaurus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪzmə(ʊ)sɔːrəs/


A huge late Jurassic dinosaur known from only a few bones, probably the longest ever animal with a length of up to 35-45 m, and one of the heaviest at up to 100 metric tons.
  • Genus Seismosaurus, infraorder Sauropoda, order Saurischia.


Modern Latin, from seismo- 'of an earthquake' + Greek sauros 'lizard'.

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