Definition of Hadrosaur

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 Hadrosaur

1. Noun. (paleontology) Any ornithopod dinosaur of the family Hadrosauridae ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hadrosaur

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hadrosaur

hadronisation
hadronise
hadronised
hadronises
hadronising
hadronization
hadronizations
hadronize
hadronized
hadronizing
hadronless
hadrons
hadrontherapy
hadronuclear
hadroproduction
hadrosaur (current term)
hadrosaurid
hadrosaurids
hadrosaurs
hadrosaurus
hads
hadst
hae
haecceities
haecceity
haed
haedine
haeing
haem
haem-

Literary usage of Hadrosaur

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Story of Creation by Samuel Miner Campbell (1877)
"It is known by geologists as a saurian, and appears hadrosaur. (From Winchell's " Sketches of Creation." New York : Harper & Bros.) in numerous varieties. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"From the Laramie is an especially fine hadrosaur, a complete skeleton of Diclo- nius capable of being mounted, also remains of the Ceratopsia. ..."

3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1880)
"Among the Dinosaurs, the hadrosaur closely resembled the iguanodon, and was full twenty-eight feet in length. ..."

4. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science, with Special by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"Among the Dinosaurs, the hadrosaur closely resembled the Iguanodon, and was full twenty-eight feet in length. ..."

5. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1891)
"... with curious spoon-bill like beak and magazines of numerous teeth (two thousand in all), somewhat like those of the hadrosaur (p. 485). Mammals. ..."

6. Walks and Talks in the Geological Field by Alexander Winchell (1898)
"World. These are vegetable eaters. But here is their traditional enemy the carnivore. Lce'-laps disputes supremacy with the hadrosaur, as in the Old World ..."

7. The Story of the Earth and Man by John William Dawson (1873)
"... and crushing to the earth under his gigantic talons some feebler hadrosaur, we should have shudderingly preferred the companionship of modern wolves and ..."

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