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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: Leaping foot
Heterodontosaurus
Velociraptor
Saltopus
Ceratosaurus

Q 2: Three-horned head
Brachyceratops
Triceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 3: Speedy robber
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus
Velociraptor
Saltopus

Q 4: Short-horned faced
Saltopus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Brachyceratops

Q 5: Short-footed lizard
Ceratosaurus
Brachypodosaurus
Microceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 6: Swift foot
Velocipes
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

Q 7: Horned Lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Brachyceratops

Q 8: Different-tooth lizard
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

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