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When Eu is not a Eu Was:[Re: Dinosaur etymology]



NJPharris@aol.com wrote:
> >  _Euoplocephalus tutus_
> 
> protected well-armored head

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Question: When does the Greek Eu mean "True" and when does it mean "Well?"

Eusuchians are not: "well crocodiles" and _Eustreptospondylus_ is not thought
of as "true reversed vertebrae." 

Does it just depend on which version makes more sense in the name or is there
some Greek grammer I'm missing?

Jura

Jurassosaurus's Reptipage: A page devoted to the study of the reptilia:

http://reptilis.webjump.com

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