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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: Three-horned head
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Triceratops

Q 2: Swift foot
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Velocipes
Heterodontosaurus

Q 3: Short-footed lizard
Microceratops
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 4: Leaping foot
Heterodontosaurus
Velociraptor
Saltopus
Ceratosaurus

Q 5: Small-horned faced
Microceratops
Saltopus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 6: Short-horned faced
Saltopus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops

Q 7: Speedy robber
Saltopus
Ceratosaurus
Velociraptor
Heterodontosaurus

Q 8: Five-horned head
Pentaceratops
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops

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