Meaning of camarasaur


Pronunciation: (kam'ur-u-sôr"), [key]
— n.
  1. a plant-eating sauropod dinosaur of the genus Camarasaurus and closely related genera, having a small head, long neck, and short forelimbs, and reaching a length of 40 ft. (12.2 m); until 1981 the type specimen of Brontosaurus excelcus was wrongly reconstructed with a Camarasaurus skull.
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