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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
Saltopus
Velociraptor
Ceratosaurus

Q 2: Small-horned faced
Ceratosaurus
Saltopus
Microceratops
Brachyceratops

Q 3: Different-tooth lizard
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus

Q 4: Three-horned head
Ceratosaurus
Triceratops
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus

Q 5: Horned Lizard
Microceratops
Brachyceratops
Heterodontosaurus
Ceratosaurus

Q 6: Speedy robber
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Velociraptor
Saltopus

Q 7: Short-horned faced
Brachyceratops
Saltopus
Heterodontosaurus
Microceratops

Q 8: Short-footed lizard
Microceratops
Ceratosaurus
Heterodontosaurus
Brachypodosaurus

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