Definition of ankylosaur
: any of a suborder (Ankylosauria) of herbivorous Cretaceous ornithiscian dinosaurs having a long low-lying thickset body covered dorsally with bony plates
Origin of ankylosaur
New Latin Ankylosauria, from Ankylosaurus
First Known Use: 1908
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ANKYLOSAUR Defined for Kids
Definition of ankylosaur for Students
: a plant-eating dinosaur with bony plates covering the back
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