Meaning of Anchisaurus in English:

Anchisaurus

Pronunciation /ˌaŋkɪˈsɔːrəs/

noun

  • A genus of small, lightly built, saurischian dinosaurs of the early Jurassic; (also anchisaurus) a dinosaur of this genus.

    Formerly regarded as a prosauropod, but now considered to be a basal sauropodomorph.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Anchisaurus, genus name from ancient Greek ἄνχι near + scientific Latin -saurus.