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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.
A brachiosaurid dinosaur.
1920s. From scientific Latin Brachiosaurus Brachiosaurus + -id, after scientific Latin Brachiosauridae, family name.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.