stegosaurus

noun stego·sau·rus \ ˌste-gə-ˈsȯr-əs \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of stegosaurus

: any of a genus (Stegosaurus) of stegosaurs known from the Upper Jurassic rocks especially of Colorado and Wyoming

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Origin and Etymology of stegosaurus

New Latin, from Greek stegos roof + sauros lizard — more at thatch


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stegosaurus

noun stego·sau·rus \ ˌste-gə-ˈsȯr-əs \

Definition of stegosaurus for Students

: a large plant-eating dinosaur with bony plates along its back and tail and with spikes at the end of the tail

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