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compsognathus

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compsognathus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compsognathus  \Comp*sog"na*thus\  (k[o^]mp*s[o^]g"n[.a]*th[u^]s), 
  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  kompo`s  elegant,  pretty  +  gna`qos  jaw.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  Dinosauria  found  in  the  Jurassic  formation,  and 
  remarkable  for  having  several  birdlike  features. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  compsognathus 
  n  :  very  small  bipedal  carnivorous  dinosaur  of  the  late  Jurassic 
  in  Bavaria 




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