Definition of Sauropod dinosaur
1. Noun. Very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs; largest known land animal.
Generic synonyms: Saurischian, Saurischian Dinosaur
Group relationships: Sauropoda, Suborder Sauropoda
Specialized synonyms: Apatosaur, Apatosaurus, Apatosaurus Excelsus, Brontosaur, Brontosaurus, Thunder Lizard, Barosaur, Barosaurus
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Literary usage of Sauropod dinosaur
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1. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Skeleton of the sauropod dinosaur, Brontosaurus excelsus, mounted in the American Museum of Natural History.... 515 XII. Skeleton of the duck-billed ..."
2. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1915)
"One of these skeletons, recovered in previous years at the same locality, representing probably the most perfect specimen of a sauropod dinosaur yet ..."