Theroid

The"roid

(?), a. [Gr. qh`r, qhro`s, wild beast + -oid.] (Med.) Resembling a beast in nature or habit; marked by animal characteristics; as, theroid idiocy.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The`ro*mor"pha

(?), n. pl. [NL.: Gr. qh`r beast + morfh` form.] (Paleon.) See Theriodonta.
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The*rop"o*da

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. qh`r a beast + , , foot.] (Paleon.) An order of carnivorous dinosaurs in which the feet are less birdlike, and hence more like those of an ordinary quadruped, than in the Ornithopoda. It includes the rapacious genera Megalosaurus, Creosaurus, and their allies.
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The*sau"rus

(?), n.;
pl. Thesauri (#).
[L. See Treasure.] A treasury or storehouse; hence, a repository, especially of knowledge; -- often applied to a comprehensive work, like a dictionary or cyclopedia.
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