How did the word dinosaur come into existence? | Meaning of the word ‘Dinosaur’

How did the word dinosaur come into existence? | Meaning of the word ‘Dinosaur’

dinosaur Dinosaur is the animal which lived before 160 million years on the earth and few of them were herbivorous and others were carnivorous. The dinosaurs had two or four legs and this word was first used by the English anthologist Sir Richard Avian. This word was formed in 1841 and the combination of two Greek words is dinosaur. The meaning of ‘Dinos’ is horrible one and the ‘Saur’ means lizard. The names of the dinosaurs are given based on the name of the region they are found or their body construction.

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