>> And then there's *Alioramus altai*. I've been wondering why >> Brusatte et al. chose that, rather than *altaiensis* or >> *altaicus*. > > Did they actually want to call it "gold"? > Gold Mounts, actually.
No, there's no word for "mountain" in there. I even checked the Kazakh, Mongolian, and Uyghur Wikipedias to be sure. :-)