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How to Translate Dinosaur Names

By January 3, 2013

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Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish a Micropachycephalosaurus from a Brachytrachelopan, especially if you don't happen to know Greek. Here's a list of the Greek words most commonly used to name dinosaurs, along with their English equivalents.

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