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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: Swift foot
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Velocipes
Microceratops

Q 2: Short-horned faced
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Saltopus
Microceratops

Q 3: Horned Lizard
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 4: Different-tooth lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Three-horned head
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Triceratops

Q 6: Leaping foot
Velociraptor
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Saltopus

Q 7: Five-horned head
Microceratops
Pentaceratops
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops

Q 8: Short-footed lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops

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