theropod
1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
Synonyms: bird-footed_dinosaur theropod_dinosaur
Related terms: saurischian carnosaur herrerasaur tyrannosaur allosaur compsognathus ceratosaur eoraptor megalosaur ornithomimid maniraptor Theropoda
Similar spelling:   Theropoda
  thripid
  Thripidae