duck-billed dinosaur
also duckbill dinosaur noun Date: circa 1928 hadrosaur

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • duck-billed dinosaur — [duk′bild΄] n. any of various ornithopod dinosaurs having a flat head, a ducklike bill, and numerous, small, flat teeth for grinding plants …   English World dictionary

  • duck-billed dinosaur — duck′ billed di′nosaur [[t]ˈdʌkˌbɪld[/t]] n. pal hadrosaur …   From formal English to slang

  • duck-billed dinosaur — noun any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic • Syn: ↑hadrosaur, ↑hadrosaurus • Hypernyms: ↑ornithischian, ↑ornithischian dinosaur • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck-billed dinosaur — /duk bild / hadrosaur. [DUCK1 + BILL2 + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • duck-billed dinosaur — noun another term for hadrosaur …   English new terms dictionary

  • Duck-billed — a. Having a bill like that of a duck; as, a duck billed dinosaur.. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duck-billed — adjective having a beak resembling that of a duck a duck billed dinosaur • Syn: ↑duckbill • Similar to: ↑beaked * * * duckˈ billed adjective Having a bill like a duck • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck-billeddinosaur — duck billed dinosaur (dŭkʹbĭld ) n. See hadrosaur. * * * …   Universalium

  • dinosaur — /duy neuh sawr /, n. 1. any chiefly terrestrial, herbivorous or carnivorous reptile of the extinct orders Saurischia and Ornithischia, from the Mesozoic Era, certain species of which are the largest known land animals. 2. something that is… …   Universalium

  • dinosaur — Synonyms and related words: alligator, ammonite, ankylosaur, archaeohippus, archaeotherium, archelon, arthrodiran, aurochs, bothriolepis, brachiosaur, brontops, brontothere, coccostean, coelodont, compsognathus, coryphodon, cotylosaur, creodont,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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