noun Stru·thio·mi·mus

Definition of Struthiomimus

  1. :  a genus of small light-boned saurischian dinosaurs lacking teeth, resembling ostriches in size and proportions, and found in the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta, Canada

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Origin and Etymology of struthiomimus

New Latin, from Struthio + -mimus

First Known Use: 1916

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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