stegosaurus


stego·sau·rus

noun \ˌste-gə-ˈsr-əs\

Definition of STEGOSAURUS

:  any of a genus (Stegosaurus) of stegosaurs known from the Upper Jurassic rocks especially of Colorado and Wyoming

Origin of STEGOSAURUS

New Latin, from Greek stegos roof + sauros lizard — more at thatch
First Known Use: 1892

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