Meaning of sauropod

sau•ro•pod

Pronunciation: (sôr'u-pod"), [key]
— n.
  1. any herbivorous dinosaur of the suborder Sauropoda, from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, having a small head, long neck and tail, and five-toed limbs: the largest known land animal.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the sauropods.
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