ceratopsian definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different herbivorous quadrupedal ornithischian dinosaurs of this suborder Ceratopsia regarding the late Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, having a bony frill covering the throat, a beaked mouth, plus one or even more horns on the head.
    • Any member of this suborder
    • some of a few four-footed herbivorous horned dinosaurs with huge beaked skulls, of late Cretaceous in united states and Mongolia.
    • some of a few four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; associated with the belated Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia
    • some of numerous herbivorous quadrupedal ornithischian dinosaurs of this suborder Ceratopsia associated with belated Jurassic and Cretaceous times, having a bony frill within the throat, a beaked lips, plus one or more horns from the mind.
    • Any person in this suborder
    • any of several four-footed herbivorous horned dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls, of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia.
    • any of a number of four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; associated with belated Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia
  • adjective:
    • Of or of the Ceratopsia suborder of dinosaurs.
    • Of or belonging to the Ceratopsia suborder of dinosaurs.

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