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dino 1

Pronunciation: /ˈdīnō/

noun (plural dinos)

informal
A dinosaur: [as modifier]: the palaeontologist hopes future digs will uncover new dino species previously unknown to science
More example sentences
  • Everything from the smallest dino to the biggest predator seems to become an appetizer for some other species of dinosaur during the movie.
  • Labourers can earn up to $5 a day digging up and selling fossils, and this has created a massive supply of black-market dino relics.
  • The dino range has expanded beyond noisy and noisome T Rex and those kangaroo-bouncy raptors to include the mean-clawed, fast-flying pteronadon and big, big spinosaurus.

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Syllabification: di·no

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DINO 2

Pronunciation: /ˈdīnō/

abbreviation

Democrat in name only, referring to a member of the Democratic Party considered too conservative by more liberal members.
Example sentences
  • Indeed, he would have survived if he had not been such a tool of the DINO wing of the Democratic Party.
  • The center is trying to be drummed out in some cases, RINO hunting and DINO hunting.
  • A DINO senator and two bloggers have endorsed Bush.

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Syllabification: DINO

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