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

Definition of quetzalcoatlus in English:


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
Example sentences
  • 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.


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

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