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Noun: sauropod  'so-ru,pód
  1. Very large herbivorous dinosaur of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a small head a long neck and tail and five-toed limbs; largest known land animal
    "the sauropod dinosaurs were apparently herbivores";
    - sauropod dinosaur

Derived forms: sauropods

Type of: saurischian, saurischian dinosaur

Part of: Sauropoda, suborder Sauropoda

Encyclopedia: Sauropod