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ankylosaur

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noun an·ky·lo·saur \ˈaŋ-kə-lō-ˌsȯr\

Definition of ankylosaur

  1. :  any of a suborder (Ankylosauria) of herbivorous Cretaceous ornithiscian dinosaurs having a long low-lying thickset body covered dorsally with bony plates



Origin and Etymology of ankylosaur

New Latin Ankylosauria, from Ankylosaurus


First Known Use: 1908


ANKYLOSAUR Defined for Kids

ankylosaur

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noun an·ky·lo·saur \ˈaŋ-kə-lō-ˌsȯr\

Definition of ankylosaur for Students

  1. :  a plant-eating dinosaur with bony plates covering the back




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