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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: Small-horned faced
Ceratosaurus
Saltopus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops

Q 2: Three-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Triceratops

Q 3: Horned Lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Microceratops

Q 4: Different-tooth lizard
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Five-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Pentaceratops

Q 6: Short-horned faced
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 7: Swift foot
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Velocipes

Q 8: Short-footed lizard
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Brachypodosaurus

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