Translation of dinosaur in Spanish:


dinosaurio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdaɪnəˌsɔr/ /ˈdʌɪnəsɔː/

Definition of dinosaurio in Spanish


  • 1

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    (outdated thing)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