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Re: Pantydraco and the worst dinosaur name



Quoting David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>:

Big failure at elementary Latin grammar in that last one. The stem of ignavus ("idle, powerless, inept, weak, slothful, lazy, cowardish; exhausting"; noun: "coward") isn't ignavu-, it's ignavo-. There are no adjectives with a stem in u- (and very few nouns). See also *Cristatusaurus* and *Lurdusaurus*, <sigh>.

Well, I guess *Cristatusaurus* could be analyzed as 'act of providing (something) with a crest lizard'.

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