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stegosaurus definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: herbivorous ornithischian dinosaur with a row of bony plates along its back and a spiked tail probably used as a weapon [syn: stegosaur, stegosaurus, Stegosaur stenops]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek stegos roof + sauros lizard more at thatch Date: 1892 any of a genus (Stegosaurus) of stegosaurs known from the Upper Jurassic rocks especially of Colorado and Wyoming

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any of a group of plant-eating dinosaurs with a double row of large bony plates along the spine. Etymology: mod. L f. Gk stege covering + sauros lizard

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stegosauria Steg`o*sau"ri*a, n. pl. [NL. See Stegosaurus.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of herbivorous dinosaurs, including the genera Stegosaurus, Omosaurus, and their allies.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stegosaurus Steg`o*sau"rus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? roof + ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of large Jurassic dinosaurs remarkable for a powerful dermal armature of plates and spines.



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