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A dromaeosaurid dinosaur of the mid Cretaceous period, growing up to 11 feet (3.3 m) in length.
- ‘Deinonychus antirrhopus is one of the dinosaur species represented in Dinosaur Hall at the Academy of Natural Sciences.’
- ‘You can see feathered models of deinonychus, with a therizinosaurus in the background.’
- ‘A huge curved claw on each foot made Deinonychus a small but particularly deadly dinosaur of the Cretaceous Period.’
- ‘Utahraptors were the largest species in the class where velociraptors and deinonychuses also belong.’
Modern Latin, from Greek deinos ‘terrible’ + onux, onukh- ‘claw’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.