Hypsilophodon

noun
Hyp·​si·​loph·​o·​don | \ ˌhipsəˈläfəˌdän \

Definition of Hypsilophodon

: a genus (the type of the family Hypsilophodontidae) of small primitive ornithopod dinosaurs of the Wealden of the Isle of Wight

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History and Etymology for Hypsilophodon

New Latin, from Greek hypsilophos high-crested (from hyps- + lophos crest) + New Latin -odon

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“Hypsilophodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypsilophodon. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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