Meaning of fabrosaurid in English:


Pronunciation /fabrəˈsɔːrɪd/


  • A primitive ornithischian dinosaur of the family Fabrosauridae, of the early to mid Jurassic; a fabrosaur.

    With the doubt now cast on the genus Fabrosaurus, the apparent members of this group are now often placed in the family Lesothosauridae.


  • Designating dinosaurs of the family Fabrosauridae; of or relating to such a dinosaur.


1970s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From Fabrosaurus + -id, after scientific Latin Fabrosauridae, family name.