velociraptor

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See also: Velociraptor

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin Velociraptor genus name, from vēlōx (swift) +‎ raptor (thief).

Noun[edit]

velociraptor (plural velociraptors)

  1. A small agile dinosaur, of the genus Velociraptor, having sickle-shaped claws. It is also thought to have had a feathered coat. Fossils have been found in Late Cretaceous deposits Mongolia and China (around 75-71 mya)

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin velox (quick) + Latin raptor (thief).

Noun[edit]

velociraptor m (invariable)

  1. (dinosaurs) velociraptor

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Noun[edit]

velociraptor m (plural velociraptores)

  1. (rare) velociraptor

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