ornithischian definition

  • noun:
    • A dinosaur associated with the purchase Ornithischia, having a pelvic framework similar to that of wild birds.
    • some of several dinosaurs, regarding the order Ornithischia, having hips characteristic of wild birds
    • herbivorous dinosaur with a pelvis like that of a bird
  • adjective:
    • Of, belonging to, or attribute associated with order Ornithischia.
  • others:
    • regarding or obtaining the figures associated with the selection of dinosaurs called Ornithischia by Seeley; having the bones associated with the pelvis like those of a bird.

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