Definition of quetzalcoatlus in English:

quetzalcoatlus

Line breaks: quet¦zal|co¦atlus
Pronunciation: /ˌkwɛts(ə)lkəʊˈatləs
 
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noun

  • A giant pterosaur of the late Cretaceous period, which was the largest ever flying animal with a wingspan of up to 15 m.
    • Genus Quetzalcoatlus, family Azhdarchidae, order Pterosauria
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    • The intermission levels are my favorites though; when traveling between combat areas you get to take to the air on the back of a quetzalcoatlus.

Origin

modern Latin, from the name of the Aztec god Quetzalcóatl.

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