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RE: With Libratus and Gorgosaurus For All
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Tommy Bradley
> But as for the species name, _libratus_? Some sources say it
> means "free,"
> but I am skeptical. My source says _liberatus_ means "freed" (_liber_ =
> free; _atus_ = result of, state of, act of). _libratus_ on the
> other hand is
> translated as "Balanced or poised" (_libra_ = "the scales" or a pair of
> scales; _atus_ = result of, state of, act of).
> Do any of you good people know what Lambe originally intended the name to
> mean? Or at least better reference material then an old college edition
If memory serves, Lambe uses libratus for "well-balanced" or "freely
moving". My copy of Lambe 1914 is at home, unfortunately, so I can't verify
that right now.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Department of Geology Director, Earth, Life & Time Program
University of Maryland College Park Scholars
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