Dinosaur

Dinosaur

 
How was the name dinosaur arrived at?
 
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Thraxel
How was the name dinosaur arrived at?
           
 
skjames
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It was coined by Sir Richard Owen
           
 
giotto22
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It came from the greek for dienos meaning terrible/powerful/wondrous and sauros meaning lizard
           
 
kittlover23
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The term Dinosaur has originated from the Greek word meaning "terrible lizards also.. Sir Richard Owen coined the word dinosaur, meaning "fearfully great lizard,"
           
 
dinosaurs
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Not true dinosaur means terrible lizard