Definition of ornithopod
: any of a suborder (Ornithopoda) of bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs (as a hadrosaur) with digitigrade walking limbs usually having only three functional toes
Origin and Etymology of ornithopod
ultimately from Greek ornith- + pod-, pous foot — more at foot
First Known Use: circa 1889
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