T. Rex

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T. Rex

  1. Alternative spelling of T. rex
    • 2004, Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper, p. 374:
      I mean, not only are they found on Australia alone, like some kind of mutant evolutionary strain—they have the eyes of deer and the useless paws of a T. Rex.
    • 2007, Douglas Preston, Tyrannosaur Canyon, p. 105:
      In this body of water lived a predator even bigger than she, the fifty-foot-long crocodilian known as Deinosuchus, the only animal capable of killing a T. Rex unwise enough to venture into the wrong body of water in pursuit of prey.
    • 2008, Victoria Minnich, Question Reality: An Investigation of Self-Humans-Environment, Part 2, p. 454:
      [I]f Terra introduced some T. Rexes from Cocos island in Jurassic Park, that would be considered kind of “unethical,” so might as well do it through government.


Abbreviation of Tyrannosaurus Rex, the group's former name, cf. T. rex being the abbreviated form of Tyrannosaurus rex, the animal for which the group were named after.