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Translating Dino Names
  

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1. Pterosaur _______________________________________________
2. Iguanadon ______________________________________________
3. Brachiosaurus ____________________________________________
4. Suchmimus ______________________________________________
5. Stegosaurus _____________________________________________
6. Brontosaurus_____________________________________________
7. Triceratops ______________________________________________
8. Protoceratops ____________________________________________
9. Allosaurus _______________________________________________
10. Tyrannosaurus Rex _______________________________________

Prefixes                                                                   Suffixes

allo                         other (different)                          cheirus                   hand
anato, apato           goose                                          chus                       claw
ankyl                      curved                                        dactyl                     reptile
archeo                    ancient                                        docus                     beamed
brachio                   arms                                           dont, don                tooth
bronto                    thunder                                        ischian                   hipped
carn                        meat                                            lestes                     stealer
cera                        horns                                           mimus                    mimic (act like)
coelur                     hollow                                         nathus                    jaw
compsog                elegant                                         pod, poda              foot
deino, dino             terrible                                         raptor                    plunderer (robber)
diplo                       double                                          rex                         king
herb                        plant                                            saur, saurus            lizard
ichthy                     fish                                               tops                       face
iguano                    iguana                                          vore                       eat
nodo                       knobbed
ornis, ornith            bird
ovum                      egg
pelyco                    basin
proto                      first
pter                        wing
stego                      plated, covered
suchus                    crocodile
tri                           three
tyranno                  tyrant