noun Etymology: New Latin, from prot- + Ceratops, a genus — more at ceratopsian Date: 1979 any of a genus (Protoceratops) of small herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaurs of the late Cretaceous that lacked horns

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  • protoceratops — [ˌprəʊtə(ʊ) sɛrətɒps] noun a small quadrupedal dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period, having a bony frill above the neck and probably ancestral to triceratops …   English new terms dictionary

  • protoceratops — pro·to·ceratops …   English syllables

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