Definition of Stegosaurus

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



Definition of Stegosaurus

1. n. A genus of large Jurassic dinosaurs remarkable for a powerful dermal armature of plates and spines.

Definition of Stegosaurus

1. Noun. A stegosaur ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stegosaurus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stegosaurus

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

Literary usage of Stegosaurus

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1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"Colorado. Characteristic portions of the skeleton are known. stegosaurus ... The Skull and Dermal Armor of stegosaurus. Amer. Journ. Sci. ..."

2. The Ultimate Shape Book Grades K-2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2002)
"Literature Connections Can I Have a stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? ... Concrete Experiences Present some facts about the stegosaurus. • stegosaurus had 17 bony ..."

3. How to Write Simple Science Reports by Jo Ellen Moore (1995)
"stegosaurus Provide books and other materials about the stegosaurus for students reporting on this dinosaur. (You may need to read these to younger students ..."

4. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"The two vertebras differ in the much less relative depth of the posterior concavity in stegosaurus, and in the fact that the anterior and posterior faces ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"stegosaurus, the remains of which have also been found in the Western Jurassic ... At any rate, we find in the stegosaurus that the vertebrae of the sacrum ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"stegosaurus, the remains of which have also been found Western Jurassic and are preserved at the Vale C It was about twenty-five feet long. ..."

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