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  • n. A large, herbivorous dinosaur, of genus Ankylosaurus, that lived in the Cretaceous period, noted for its heavy armor and club-like tail.

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  • n. having the back covered with thick bony plates; thought to have walked with a sprawling gait resembling a lizard's

Etymologies

From the genus Ankylosaurus, from Ancient Greek ἀγκύλος (ankulos) + σαῦρος (sauros, "lizard"). (Wiktionary)

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