Trachodon

noun

Trach·​odon
ˈtrakəˌdän,
ˈtrāk-
1
in former classifications : a genus of hadrosaurs including forms now placed in other hadrosaurid genera (such as Edmontosaurus and Lambeosaurus)
2
trachodon plural trachodons, dated : a dinosaur of the genus Trachodon
trachodont
-nt
adjective or noun
trachodontid
¦⸗⸗¦däntə̇d
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek trachys rough + New Latin -odon

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Trachodon was in 1857

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“Trachodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trachodon. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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