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Re: Juratyrant, new Jurassic tyrannosauroid from Britain

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Jaime Headden <qi_leong@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong, but the nominative, in the masculine, is _tyrannus_ 
> ... how does "tyrant" fall from the root?

Apparently it's Old French? http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=tyrant

T. Michael Keesey