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stegosaur

noun stego·saur \ˈste-gə-ˌsr\

Definition of STEGOSAUR

:  any of a suborder (Stegosauria) of quadrupedal ornithischian herbivorous dinosaurs chiefly of the Jurassic with strongly developed dorsal plates and spikes
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Origin of STEGOSAUR

New Latin Stegosauria, from Stegosaurus
First Known Use: 1897

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