Definition of Stegosaur

1. Noun. Herbivorous ornithischian dinosaur with a row of bony plates along its back and a spiked tail probably used as a weapon.

Exact synonyms: Stegosaur Stenops, Stegosaurus
Generic synonyms: Armored Dinosaur
Group relationships: Genus Stegosaurus



Definition of Stegosaur

1. Noun. Any of several extinct herbivorous dinosaurs, of the suborder ''Stegosauria'', having two rows of bony plates along the back ¹

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Definition of Stegosaur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stegosaur

steganographers
steganographic
steganographically
steganography
steganopod
steganopodous
steganopods
stegged
stegging
stegnosis
stegnotic
stegodon
stegodons
stegodont
stegodonts
stegosaur (current term)
stegosauri
stegosaurs
stegosaurus
stegosauruses
stegs
steigerite
steil
steils
stein
steinbock
steinbocks
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steinboks
steined

Literary usage of Stegosaur

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1. The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton (1905)
"The brain of the stegosaur was smaller than that of any land vertebrate, ... A less stupid brute than the stegosaur was Triceratops, the dinosaur of the ..."

2. The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton (1905)
"The brain of the stegosaur was smaller than that of any land vertebrate, ... A less stupid brute than the stegosaur was Triceratops, the dinosaur of the ..."

3. The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton (1905)
"The brain of the stegosaur was smaller than that of any land vertebrate, ... A less stupid brute than the stegosaur was Triceratops, the dinosaur of the ..."

4. The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton (1921)
"The brain of the stegosaur was smaller than that of any land vertebrate, ... A less stupid brute than the stegosaur was Triceratops, the dinosaur of the ..."

5. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph Le Conte (1903)
"702), an herbivorous Dinosaur allied to the stegosaur (p. 480). F1G. 701.—Compsognathus (restoration by Marsh). 3. Pterosaurs. — These flying reptiles were ..."

6. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1905)
"... nasicornis} seems to have been a long-tailed kangaroo-like lizard, some seventeen or eighteen feet in length. The hoofed stegosaur (stegosaurus ..."

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