Definition of sauropod noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɔːrəpɒd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɔːrəpɑːd//
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a very large dinosaur with a long neck and tail, small head and four very large legs Word Origin late 19th cent.: from modern Latin Sauropoda (plural), from Greek sauros ‘lizard’ + pous, pod- ‘foot’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sauropod