stegosaur

noun stego·saur \ ˈste-gə-ˌsȯr \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of stegosaur

: any of a suborder (Stegosauria) of quadrupedal ornithischian herbivorous dinosaurs chiefly of the Jurassic with strongly developed dorsal plates and spikes

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New Latin Stegosauria, from Stegosaurus


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