deinonychus

See also: Deinonychus

EnglishEdit

Artist’s impression of a deinonychus (top).
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EtymologyEdit

New Latin (1969) from Ancient Greek δεινός (deinos, fearful, terrible) (see dinosaur) + ὄνυχος (onukhos) (genitive of ὄνυξ (onuks, nail, claw, talon))

NounEdit

deinonychus (plural deinonychuses)

  1. a small bipedal dinosaur, genus Deinonychus, of the Cretaceous period, characterized by having a large, curved claw on each hind foot.
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