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

Word History


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 24 Jun. 2024.

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