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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brontosaurus  \Bron`to*sau"rus\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  thunder  +  ? 
  lizard.]  (Paleon.) 
  A  genus  of  American  jurassic  dinosaurs.  A  length  of  sixty 
  feet  is  believed  to  have  been  attained  by  these  reptiles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brontosaurus 
  n  :  huge  quadrupedal  herbivorous  dinosaur  common  in  N.  America 
  in  the  late  Jurassic  [syn:  {apatosaur},  {apatosaurus},  {brontosaur}, 
  {thunder  lizard},  {Apatosaurus  excelsus}] 




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