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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: Leaping foot
Ceratosaurus
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Heterodontosaurus

Q 2: Swift foot
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Velocipes

Q 3: Short-horned faced
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Saltopus

Q 4: Five-horned head
Pentaceratops
Brachyceratops
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 5: Different-tooth lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

Q 6: Three-horned head
Triceratops
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 7: Small-horned faced
Saltopus
Brachyceratops
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 8: Horned Lizard
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus

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