iguanodon

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noun iguan·odon \i-ˈgwä-nə-ˌdän\

Definition of iguanodon

  1. :  any of a genus (Iguanodon) of very large herbivorous dinosaurs of the Early Cretaceous

Origin and Etymology of iguanodon

New Latin Iguanodont-, Iguanodon, from Spanish iguana + Greek odōn tooth, from odont-, odous — more at tooth


First Known Use: 1830


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