Definition of ankylosaur
: any of a suborder (Ankylosauria) of herbivorous Cretaceous ornithiscian dinosaurs having a long low-lying thickset body covered dorsally with bony plates
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Granted, avian dinosaurs are still fluttering about, but all the fantastic non-avian forms – the sauropods, tyrannosaurs, ankylosaurs, ceratopsids, and kin – disappeared forever in one of the worst natural calamities of all time.
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Origin and Etymology of ankylosaur
New Latin Ankylosauria, from Ankylosaurus
First Known Use: 1908See Words from the same year
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Definition of ankylosaur for Students
: a plant-eating dinosaur with bony plates covering the back
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