Claosaurus

noun
Cla·​o·​sau·​rus | \ ˌklāəˈsȯrəs \

Definition of Claosaurus

: a genus of dinosaurs (suborder Ornithopoda) from the Upper Cretaceous of North America — compare iguanodon

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History and Etymology for Claosaurus

New Latin, from clao- (from Greek klan to break off, as shoots of a vine) + -saurus

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“Claosaurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Claosaurus. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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