(pronounced LEE-laps) Laelaps meaning storm wind) is an invalid name for Dryptosaurus , a speedy, bipedal, meat-eating dinosaur (a late coelurosaur ) with serrated teeth and a large claw (8 inches = 21 cm long) on the first finger of each hand. It was about 20 feet (6 m) long. It dates from the late...
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<paleontology> A genus of huge, carnivorous, dinosaurian reptiles from the Cretaceous formation of the United States. They had very large hind legs and tail, and are supposed to have been bipedal. Some of the species were about eighteen feet high. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A dark, furious storm....
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• (n.) A genus of huge, carnivorous, dinosaurian reptiles from the Cretaceous formation of the United States. They had very large hind legs and tail, and are supposed to have been bipedal. Some of the species were about eighteen feet high.
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The name Laelaps is a name attributed to the following: ...
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[mythology] Laelaps (Λαῖλαψ, gen.: Λαίλαπος) was a Greek mythological dog who never failed to catch what he was hunting. In one version of Laelaps` origin, he was a gift from Zeus to Europa. The hound was passed down to King Minos. Minos had been cursed by his wife; he ejacula...
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[mite] Laelaps is a genus of common parasitic mites in the family Laelapidae. Species, with their hosts, include: Unnamed or unidentified species have been reported on Gerbilliscus robustus and Acomys wilsoni in Tanzania and on the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Florida and Georgia. ...
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