triceratops
noun (plural -tops; also triceratopses) Etymology: New Latin, from tri- + Greek kerat-, keras horn + ōps face — more at horn, eye Date: 1892 any of a genus (Triceratops) of large herbivorous quadrupedal ceratopsian dinosaurs of the Late Cretaceous with three horns, a bony hood or crest on the neck, and hoofed toes

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  • Triceratops — Skelettrekonstruktion von Triceratops im Frankfurter Senckenbergmuseum Zeitraum Oberkreide (Maastrichtium) 68 bis 65 Mio. Jahre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Triceratops — Triceratops …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tricératops — Triceratops Triceratops …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tricératops — [ triseratɔps ] n. m. • 1891; de tri , gr. keras, keratos « corne » et ôps « face » ♦ Paléont. Grand reptile fossile du crétacé supérieur (dinosauriens), à tête munie de trois cornes. ● tricératops nom masculin Reptile dinosaurien fossile… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • triceratops — TRICERÁTOPS, triceratopşi, s.m. (La pl.) Gen de reptile fosile din ordinul dinozaurienilor, care cuprindea animale de 6 8 m lungime, cu craniul înconjurat, în regiunea posterioară inferioară, de un guler din plăci cornoase, cu două coarne… …   Dicționar Român

  • Triceratops — (varias especies del género Triceratops) m. Dinosaurio del cretácico de unos 8 m de longitud, con dos cuernos sobre la parte superior del cráneo y uno sobre las fosas nasales. * * * T. prorsus T. horridus El Triceratops (o cara de tres cuernos )… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • triceratops — triceràtops m DEFINICIJA zool. geol. izumrli gmaz (dinosaur) iz krede koji je na stražnjem dijelu glave imao koštanu ogrlicu, na čelu dva, a na njušci jedan rog ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. triceratops ≃ grč. kéras: rog + ṓps: lice …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • triceratops — [trī ser′ə täps΄] n. [ModL < tri (see TRI ) + cerat (see CERATO ) + Gr ōps,EYE] any of a genus (Triceratops) of massive, four legged ceratopsian dinosaurs of the Cretaceous having a large, bony crest over the neck, a long horn above each eye,… …   English World dictionary

  • Triceratops — Triceratops, s. Dinosaurier …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • triceratops — (n.) dinosaur genus, 1892, from Gk. trikeratos three horned + ops face. The first element is from tri three (see THREE (Cf. three)) + keras (gen. keratos) horn (see KERATO (Cf. kerato )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Triceratops — Para para la banda japonesa del mismo nombre, véase Triceratops (banda).   Triceratops …   Wikipedia Español

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