In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(prehistoric creature)dinosaurio masculine
- We are so used to the enormous size of dinosaurs that we almost forget to think about how they grew to be so large.
- The layer was generally at the place in the fossil record where the dinosaurs disappeared.
- There is the added question of how the dinosaurs are to be fossilised in a desert.
- The ornithodires went on to produce pterosaurs and dinosaurs, including the birds.
- At the foot of the mountain, colourful fossils of shells and dinosaurs add a mysterious flavour to the place.
- At the time, paleontologists were stuck in a reptilian perspective on dinosaurs.
- The ornithopod dinosaurs that left these tracks may have been quadrupedal, walking on all fours.
- The size of dinosaurs, whales, and elephants should serve as an example.
- It was a fairly large dinosaur, the same size as the future Tyrannosaurus Rex.
- They do still have two skeletons of Tarbosaurus, a theropod dinosaur related to Tyrannosaurus rex.
- Birds arose from theropod dinosaurs at some point in the Jurassic, according to present knowledge.
- These great birds were the last successors of the mighty theropod dinosaurs of the Mesozoic.
- Ichthyosaurs were not dinosaurs, but represent a separate group of marine vertebrates.
- His work provided strong, compelling support for the theory that birds are theropod dinosaurs.
- The dinosaurs of the Mesozoic era in a sense presaged the birds and mammals of the Cenozoic era.
- There were many kinds of ornithischian dinosaurs, dating back to the early Jurassic.
- More distantly related to true dinosaurs were the marine plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs.
- If it is alive then it probably is not a dinosaur, since dinosaurs are extinct.
- He was also able to travel to Bloemfontein to compare the fossils with those of an early dinosaur in the National Museum.
- These were the fragmentary remains of an armored dinosaur, an ankylosaur.
2(outdated thing)pieza de museo feminine
- I still get invites but I feel like a dinosaur and a bit of a has-been now.
- This ballet is a bit of a dinosaur.
- She said: "I suppose at 30 I'm considered a bit of a dinosaur in the industry."
- He is like a Tyrannosaurus Rex, leading a herd of corporate dinosaurs over the cliff and bellowing as he goes.
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