Definition of Mosasaurus in English:

Mosasaurus

noun

  • A genus of mosasaurs; (also mosasaurus) a reptile of this genus.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in James Parkinson (1755–1824), surgeon and palaeontologist. From scientific Latin Mosasaurus, genus name from classical Latin Mosa, the name of the river Meuse + ancient Greek σαῦρος lizard.

Pronunciation

Mosasaurus

/ˌməʊsəˈsɔːrəs/