Definition of Ceratopsidae
1. Noun. American ceratopsian dinosaurs.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Ceratopsia, Suborder Ceratopsia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratopsidae
Literary usage of Ceratopsidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... precedens of Marsh, the only one known in this country, occurs in the same beds with, the remains of the Ceratopsidae in eastern Wyoming. ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1891)
"Ceratopsidae, the gigantic, (or homed dinosaurs) of North America, Prof. 0 C. Marsh on, 793. Chambers (C.), Fen-el's theory of tti winds, 745. ..."
3. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1903)
"... and Judith River Beds he considered them as both generically and specifically distinct; note, for example, the different forms of the Ceratopsidae and ..."