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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: Different-tooth lizard
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 2: Swift foot
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Velocipes
Ceratosaurus

Q 3: Five-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Pentaceratops
Microceratops
Brachyceratops

Q 4: Speedy robber
Velociraptor
Heterodontosaurus
Saltopus
Ceratosaurus

Q 5: Leaping foot
Velociraptor
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 6: Short-horned faced
Brachyceratops
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Saltopus

Q 7: Three-horned head
Heterodontosaurus
Triceratops
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 8: Horned Lizard
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

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