Tyrannosauri reges

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Tyrannosauri reges

  1. plural of Tyrannosaurus rex
    • 1989, The Liberty Bell, volume 17 (in English), Liberty Bell Publications, page 12:
      For a parallel in mindless ferocity, one has to imagine a horde of starving Tyrannosauri reges at the end of the Mesozoic Era.
    • 1991, Mustoe, Anne, A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around the World (in English), Virgin Books, published 2007, →ISBN, page 263:
      The model brontosauri, stegosauri and tyrannosauri reges were much more fun than the skeletons in most museums and I could see why the place was a mecca for children.
    • 2002, Olbrich, Wilhelm, Der Romanführer: Deutsche und internationale Prosa aus den Jahren 1991 bis 2000. T. 1. 1991 bis 1997 (in German), Stuttgart, Germany: Anton Hiersemann, →ISBN, page 45:
      Die Tyrannosauri Reges erweisen sich beispielsweise als ausgesprochen fürsorgliche Eltern.
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    • 2003, Joseph, Brian D.; Janda, Richard D., editors, The Handbook of Historical Linguistics (in English), Blackwell Publishing, →ISBN, page 18:
      This is because “histological examination of bone in coprolites can give the approximate stage of life of the consumed animal” and thus show whether Tyrannosauri reges tended to prey on the youngest and oldest (hence most vulnerable) members of herds or instead to scavenge on carrion of all ages, gregarious or not (cf. the more accessible discussion in Erickson 1999: 49).
    • 2008, Delaporte, André, Le Mythe de l’Âge d’Or (in French), Éditions Pardès, →ISBN, page 254:
      Dérive de l’amour vers la pornographie, pour ce film; dérive vers la restauration artificielle (par manipulations génétiques) d’un monde antédiluvien – comme on disait au xixe siècle – remontant aux débuts de l’ère mésozoïque pour Jurassic Park – et ce monde du jurassique n’est pas que celui, paradisiaque des paisibles sauriens herbivores mais celui, infernal, des horribles Tyrannosauri reges carnivores.
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Noun[edit]

Tyrannosauri reges

  1. plural of Tyrannosaurus rex
    • 2005 Richard D. Janda and Brian D. Joseph, "On Language, Change, and Language Change; or, Of History, Linguistics, and Historical Linguistics." in The Handbook of Historical Linguistics p.18 →ISBN (Wiley & Sons)
      This is because “histological examination of bone in coprolites can give the approximate stage of life of the consumed animal” and thus show whether Tyrannosauri reges tended to prey on the youngest and oldest (hence most vulnerable) members of herds or instead to scavenge on carrion of all ages, gregarious or not[.]