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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: Five-horned head
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops
Pentaceratops

Q 2: Swift foot
Velocipes
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 3: Short-horned faced
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Saltopus

Q 4: Different-tooth lizard
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Horned Lizard
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus

Q 6: Short-footed lizard
Brachypodosaurus
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 7: Speedy robber
Ceratosaurus
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus
Velociraptor

Q 8: Three-horned head
Triceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops
Ceratosaurus

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