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Lanzhousaurus
2009-09-29 15:08:02

Lanzhousaurus is a genus of dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period. It was discovered in the Gansu region of China in 2005. The type species, L. magnidens, was described based on partial skeletal remains. Lanzhousaurus had very huge teeth, and perhaps the largest of any herbivorous animal ever found. This indicates that it was an iguanodont dinosaur. The jawbone, which was over 40 inches...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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