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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: Three-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Triceratops
Brachyceratops

Q 2: Different-tooth lizard
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 3: Swift foot
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Velocipes

Q 4: Leaping foot
Velociraptor
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 5: Short-horned faced
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops

Q 6: Horned Lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops

Q 7: Small-horned faced
Microceratops
Saltopus
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops

Q 8: Short-footed lizard
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Brachypodosaurus

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