Meaning of tyrannosaurid in English:

tyrannosaurid

Pronunciation /tɪˌranəˈsɔːrɪd/

noun

  • Any of various large carnivorous theropod dinosaurs constituting the late Cretaceous family Tyrannosauridae, which had massive hindlimbs and much reduced forelimbs.

adjective

  • Of or relating to theropod dinosaurs of the family Tyrannosauridae.

Origin

1940s. From tyrannosaurus + -id, after scientific Latin Tyrannosauridae, family name.