a carnivorous dinosaur of the genus antrodemus (formerly allosaurus), from the late jur-ssic period of north america, that was about 30 feet (9 meters) long.
any large carnivorous bipedal dinosaur of the genus antrodemus (formerly allosaurus), common in north america in late jur-ssic times: suborder theropoda (theropods)
allosaurus (āl’ə-sôr’əs) or allosaur
any of various carnivorous dinosaurs of the genus allosaurus of the late jur-ssic and early cretaceous periods. allosaurs were similar to but smaller than tyrannosaurs.

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