from The Century Dictionary.

  • An order of Dinosauria containing the Iguanodon and other species which have the bones of the pelvis arranged much like those of a bird. It is practically equivalent to the Ornithopoda of other writers. Contrasted with Saurischia.

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  • noun extinct terrestrial reptiles having bird-like pelvises: armored dinosaurs (thyreophorans); boneheaded and horned dinosaurs (marginocephalians); duck-billed dinosaurs (euronithopods)


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