Definition of Duck-billed dinosaur

1. Noun. Any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic.

Definition of Duck-billed dinosaur

1. Noun. An informal name for ornithopod dinosaurs of the family Hadrosauridae derived from the similarity of the heads of certain members of that family to those of modern ducks. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duck-billed Dinosaur

duck's arse
duck's egg
duck-billed dinosaur (current term)
duck-billed dinosaurs
duck-billed platypus
duck-billed platypuses
duck-egg blue
duck-egg blues
duck and cover
duck arsed
duck dive
duck dived
duck dives
duck diving

Literary usage of Duck-billed dinosaur

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"The duck-billed dinosaur. Hadrosaurus mirabilis Leidy. The model of this remarkable Dinosaur is based on an almost complete specimen in the Cope Collection, ..."

2. Organic Evolution: A Text Book by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... mounted in the American Museum of Natural History.. . . 515 XII. Skeleton of the duck-billed dinosaur, ..."

3. The American Museum of Natural History: Its Origin, Its History, the Growth by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1911)
"The most remarkable of these specimens are the mummified skeleton of a duck-billed dinosaur, a fine skull of the horned dinosaur, a skeleton of the great ..."

4. Vertebrate Zo├Âlogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"126) Trachodon, the duck-billed dinosaur, and Corythosaurus (Fig. 124, H) the " hooded duck-bill." All of them show well the bird-like feet and pelvis. ..."

5. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1908)
"After a few days gases form in the stomach of the dead Tracto- do'i, or duck-billed dinosaur, and raise the carcass which floats on the water with back ..."

6. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"... the duck-billed dinosaur (Trachodon, Figs. 507, 508). They were all alike in having the front of the jaw toothless and covered with horn. ..."

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