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3.18 Name the Dinosaur

Directions: Many dinosaur names are are made up of Greek (G) or Latin (L) roots or combining forms. Study the following table and name the dinosaurs described in the questions. As homework, write at least ten more dinosaur names and their meanings.
Colors
black - (L) atri-, nigri-; (G) melano-.
blue - (L) cerule-; (G) cyano-.
green - (L) viridi-; (G) chloro-.
white - (L) albi-; (G) leuco-.
yellow - (L) flav-; (G) xantho-.
Size
dwarf - (L) pumili-; (G) nano-
gigantic - (L) ingenti-; (G) colosso-.
large - (L) grandi-; (G) macro-, mega-.
short - (L) brevi-; (G) brachy-
tall - (L) proceri-, alti-; (G) aepy-.
Shape
curved - (G) cyrto-, gampso-.
egg-shaped - (L) ovat-
flat - (L) plani-; (G) platy-.
hollow - (L) cavi-; (G) coelo-.
horned - (L) cornut-; (G) cerato-.
round - (L) circuli-; (G) cyclo-, gyro-.
Texture
bare - (L) nudi-; (G) gymno-.
bearded - (L) criniti-; (G) pogono-.
hairy - (L) hirsut-; (G) lasio-, trichodo-
rough - (L) asper-; (G) trachy-.
spiny - (L) spini-; (G) acantho-, echino-.
wrinkled - (L) corrugat-; (G) rugos-.
Numbers
one - (L) mono-; (G) uni-.
two - (L) bi-, duo; (G) di-.
three - (L) tri-; (G) tria-.
four - (L) quadri-; (G) tetra-.
seven - (L) septem-; (G) hepta-.
ten - (L) decim-; (G) deca-
Animal Parts
beak - (L) rostr-; (G) rhyncho-.
claw - (L) ungui-; (G) chelo-, onycho-.
foot - (L) pedi-; (G) podo-.
head - (L) capit-; (G) cephalo-.
tail - (L) caud-; (G) cerco-.
tooth - (L) denti-; (G) odonto-.

Q 1: Different-tooth lizard
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

Q 2: Five-horned head
Pentaceratops
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops

Q 3: Horned Lizard
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 4: Swift foot
Velocipes
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Small-horned faced
Saltopus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops

Q 6: Speedy robber
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 7: Short-horned faced
Brachyceratops
Microceratops
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 8: Short-footed lizard
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

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