Compsognathus



[komp-sog-nuh-thuh s] /kɒmpˈsɒg nə θəs/

noun
1.
any bipedal carnivorous dinosaur of the genus Compsognathus, of late Jurassic age, having a slender body that reached a length of 30 inches (76 cm).
n.

genus of small dinosaurs, Modern Latin, from Greek kompsos “refined, elegant” + gnathos “jaw” (see gnathic).

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