Origin of stegosaurus
New Latin, from Greek stegos roof + sauros lizard — more at thatch
First Known Use: 1892
STEGOSAURUS Defined for Kids
Definition of stegosaurus for Students
: a large plant-eating dinosaur with bony plates along its back and tail and with spikes at the end of the tail
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