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

 

velociraptor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌlɒsɪˈræptə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌlɑːsɪˈræptər//
 
 
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a small dinosaur that moved fairly quickly Word Originmodern Latin, from Latin velox, veloc- ‘swift’ + raptor.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: velociraptor