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dinosaur

noun [C] uk   /ˈdaɪ.nə.sɔːr/  us   /-sɔːr/
A2 a type of reptile which stopped existing about 65,000,000 years ago. There were many different types of dinosaur, some of which were extremely large. disapproving an old-fashioned person or thing that people no longer consider to be useful: This computer's a dinosaur, isn't 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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