Stegosauria

plural noun
Stego·​sau·​ria

Definition of Stegosauria

: a suborder of Ornithischia comprising numerous dinosaurs with strongly developed dorsal bony armor — compare stegosaurus

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History and Etymology for Stegosauria

New Latin, from Stegosaurus + -ia

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“Stegosauria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stegosauria. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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