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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: Short-horned faced
Heterodontosaurus
Saltopus
Brachyceratops
Microceratops

Q 2: Different-tooth lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 3: Short-footed lizard
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 4: Leaping foot
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Swift foot
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Velocipes

Q 6: Three-horned head
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Triceratops

Q 7: Horned Lizard
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

Q 8: Five-horned head
Pentaceratops
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops

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