Definition of brachiosaurid in English:

brachiosaurid

adjective

  • Designating tall sauropod dinosaurs of the family Brachiosauridae, of the Late Jurassic to Late Cretaceous, which were massive quadrupedal herbivores with long forelimbs and necks and short hindlimbs and tails; of or relating to this family.

noun

  • A brachiosaurid dinosaur.

Origin

1920s. From scientific Latin Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus + -id, after scientific Latin Brachiosauridae, family name.

Pronunciation

brachiosaurid

/ˌbrakɪə(ʊ)ˈsɔːrɪd/