Meaning of ceratosaur

cer•a•to•saur

Pronunciation: (ser'u-tu-sôr"), [key]
— n.
  1. a carnivorous, swift-running North American theropod dinosaur of the genus Ceratosaurus and closely related genera, of the Jurassic Period, having a large skull with a short horn between the nostrils and a bony knob in front of each eye, and reaching a length of 20 ft. (6.1 m).
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