hadrosaur


had·ro·saur

noun \ˈha-drə-ˌsr\

Definition of HADROSAUR

:  any of a family (Hadrosauridae) of medium-sized bipedal herbivorous dinosaurs of the Upper Cretaceous with long flat snouts and an often crested skull

Origin of HADROSAUR

New Latin Hadrosaurus, genus name, from Greek hadros thick, bulky + sauros lizard
First Known Use: 1877

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