Synonyms

1. theropod

noun. any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs.

Synonyms

  • herrerasaur
  • allosaurus
  • maniraptor
  • allosaur
  • megalosaurus
  • suborder Theropoda
  • ceratosaur
  • carnosaur
  • tyrannosaur
  • ceratosaurus
  • ornithomimid
  • saurischian
  • megalosaur
  • saurischian dinosaur
  • theropod dinosaur
  • compsognathus
  • bird-footed dinosaur
  • tyrannosaurus
  • herrerasaurus
  • Tyrannosaurus rex
  • Theropoda

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Example sentences of the word theropod


1. Noun, singular or mass
Because birds descended from a group of theropod dinosaurs, they are in fact reptiles themselves.

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