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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: Different-tooth lizard
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 2: Three-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Triceratops

Q 3: Small-horned faced
Microceratops
Saltopus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 4: Swift foot
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Velocipes
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Five-horned head
Pentaceratops
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops

Q 6: Short-footed lizard
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 7: Short-horned faced
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Saltopus
Brachyceratops

Q 8: Speedy robber
Heterodontosaurus
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Ceratosaurus

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