Monoclonius

noun
Mono·​clo·​ni·​us

Definition of Monoclonius

: a genus of ceratopsian dinosaurs with a large nasal horn found in the Upper Cretaceous of North America

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History and Etymology for Monoclonius

New Latin, from mon- + -clonius (from Greek klōnion, diminutive of klōn twig); akin to Greek klan to break

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“Monoclonius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monoclonius. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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