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dinosaur

noun [C]  us   /ˈdɑɪ·nəˌsɔr/
a reptile (= cold-blooded animal), some types of which were extremely large, that stopped existing a very long time ago A dinosaur is also something that is old and that has not been able to change when conditions have changed and is therefore no longer useful: The old car was a gas-guzzling dinosaur and we had to get rid of it.
Translations of “dinosaur”
in Arabic دَيْناصور…
in Korean 공룡…
in Malaysian dinosaur…
in French dinosaure…
in Turkish dinazor…
in Italian dinosauro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 恐龍, 老古董(指過時的人或物)…
in Russian динозавр…
in Polish dinozaur…
in Vietnamese khủng long…
in Spanish dinosaurio…
in Portuguese dinossauro…
in Thai สัตว์จำพวกไดโนเสาร์…
in German der Dinosaurier…
in Catalan dinosaure…
in Japanese 恐竜…
in Indonesian dinosaurus…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐龙, 老古董(指过时的人或物)…
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