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Grade 7 English
1.24 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: Horned Lizard
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 2: Speedy robber
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 3: Swift foot
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Velocipes
Heterodontosaurus

Q 4: Short-horned faced
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Saltopus
Brachyceratops

Q 5: Five-horned head
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Pentaceratops

Q 6: Three-horned head
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Triceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 7: Short-footed lizard
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 8: Different-tooth lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops

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