Meaning of Alamosaurus in English:


Pronunciation /ˌaləməʊˈsɔːrəs/


  • A genus of very large sauropod dinosaurs of the late Cretaceous period, known from fossils in south-western North America; a dinosaur of this genus.


1920s. From scientific Latin Alamosaurus, genus name from the name of the Ojo AlamoFormation, a sandstone formation in New Mexico, in which fossils were discovered + scientific Latin -saurus.