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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: Swift foot
Heterodontosaurus
Velocipes
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops

Q 2: Small-horned faced
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Saltopus

Q 3: Five-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Pentaceratops
Brachyceratops
Microceratops

Q 4: Short-footed lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Brachypodosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 5: Horned Lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 6: Short-horned faced
Microceratops
Saltopus
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 7: Speedy robber
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 8: Three-horned head
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus
Triceratops

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