Definition of oviraptor
: any of a genus (Oviraptor) of bipedal theropod dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous having a toothless muscular jaw, clawed finger and toes, and a crested skull and that are thought to have exhibited brooding behavior
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But the 2007 discovery opened the possibility that little Louie could an oviraptor.
The dinosaur belonged to a birdlike group known as oviraptors, most of which were fairly small.
But until that time, all of the oviraptors that had ever been found were much too small to have laid the giant eggs.
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