mononychus olecranus definition

  • noun:
    • a turkey-sized long-legged fossil 75 million years old based in the Gobi Desert having bird-like fused wrist bones and keeled breastbone and an extended end resembling a dinosaur's; quick forelimbs end in a single claw rather than wings; classification as bird or dinosaur is in dispute

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