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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.
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