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ornithopod

noun or·nith·o·pod \r-ˈni-thə-ˌpäd, ˈr-ni-thə-\

Definition of ORNITHOPOD

:  any of a suborder (Ornithopoda) of bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs (as a hadrosaur) with digitigrade walking limbs usually having only three functional toes

Origin of ORNITHOPOD

ultimately from Greek ornith- + pod-, pous foot — more at foot
First Known Use: circa 1889

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