ornithopod
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek ornith- + pod-, pous foot — more at foot Date: circa 1889 any of a suborder (Ornithopoda) of bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs (as a hadrosaur) with digitigrade walking limbs usually having only three functional toes

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  • ornithopod — [ôr′ni thō päd΄; ôr nī′thōpäd΄, ôrnith′ōpäd΄] n. [< ModL Ornithopoda: see ORNITHO & POD] any of a suborder (Ornithopoda) of ornithischian dinosaurs that walked upright on digitigrade hind feet …   English World dictionary

  • Ornithopod — Eukaryota Ornithopods Temporal range: Middle Jurassic Late Cretaceous, 169–65.5 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • ornithopod — /awr neuh theuh pod , awr nuy theuh /, n. any herbivorous dinosaur of the suborder Ornithopoda whose members usually walked erect on their hind legs. [1885 90; < NL Ornithopoda (pl.). See ORNITHO , POD] * * * ▪ dinosaur infraorder       any… …   Universalium

  • ornithopod — noun bipedal herbivorous dinosaur • Syn: ↑ornithopod dinosaur • Hypernyms: ↑ornithischian, ↑ornithischian dinosaur • Member Holonyms: ↑Euronithopoda, ↑suborder Euronithopoda, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ornithopod — noun A type of bipedal, herbivorous, bird hipped dinosaur from the Cretaceous period, found on all seven continents …   Wiktionary

  • ornithopod — or·nith·o·pod …   English syllables

  • ornithopod — /ˈɔnəθəpɒd/ (say awnuhthuhpod), /ɔˈnɪθəpɒd/ (say aw nithuhpod) noun any of the Ornithopoda, a group of dinosaurs that walked erect on their hind feet. {New Latin Ornithopoda, plural; or from ornitho + pod} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ornithopod dinosaur — noun bipedal herbivorous dinosaur • Syn: ↑ornithopod • Hypernyms: ↑ornithischian, ↑ornithischian dinosaur • Member Holonyms: ↑Euronithopoda, ↑suborder Euronithopoda, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iguanodon — Taxobox name = Iguanodon fossil range = Early Cretaceous image width = 250px image caption = Iguanodon bernissartensis skull regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo = Dinosauria ordo = Ornithischia subordo = Cerapoda… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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