Hypsilophodon

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

Definition of Hypsilophodon

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of hypsilophodon

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


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