Definition of Supersaurus in English:

Supersaurus

noun

  • A genus of very large sauropod dinosaurs of the Upper Jurassic period, related to Apatosaurus but possibly reaching a length of 34 m; (also supersaurus) a dinosaur of this genus.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Reader's Digest. From scientific Latin Supersaurus (J. A. Jensen 1973, initially as a nickname) from super- + -saurus.

Pronunciation

Supersaurus

/ˌsjuːpəˈsɔːrəs//ˌsuːpəˈsɔːrəs/