American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various herbivorous quadrupedal ornithischian dinosaurs of the suborder Ceratopsia of the late Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, having a bony frill covering the neck, a beaked mouth, and one or more horns on the head.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. any of several four-footed herbivorous horned dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls, of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia.
- n. any of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia
- From New Latin Cerātōpsia, suborder name : Greek keras, kerāt-, horn; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots + Greek ōps, eye, face. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The fossils, found in Northwest Alberta, Canada, revealed a herd of so-called ceratopsian dinosaurs that perished together.”
“Canada, revealed a herd of so-called ceratopsian dinosaurs that perished together.”
“Coahuilaceratops is a chasmosaurine ceratopsid, often called a "ceratopsian" or "horned" dinosaur, and was almost certainly an herbivore.”
“So, here I am still excited by Limusaurus, the herbivorous ceratosaurid, and up pops a previously unknown form of the speciose ceratopsian genus Psittacosaurus (presently 10-11 valid species known), from the Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia.”
“In early 2008 Octavio Mateus published a name change in the genus of the ceratopsian Diceratops to Diceratus.”
“I spoke with Dr. Ukrainsky in an email what he meant by "Nedo" and this was his response: "Russian prefix "nedo" insufficiency sensu lato means, that this ceratopsian has lack: nasal horn absent.”
“We're calling it ART Evolved: Life's Time Capsule, and our first theme is ceratopsian dinosaurs.”
“Edit: I asked Dr. Ukrainsky in an email what he meant by "Nedo" and this was his response: "Russian prefix "nedo" insufficiency sensu lato means, that this ceratopsian has lack: nasal horn absent.”
“The ceratopsian name 'Diceratops' Lull, 1905 was preoccupied by a member of the Hymenoptera insects.”
“Thus, the original interpretation of the latter as a ceratopsian track might be correct, supporting early Aptian appearance of ceratopsians in North America.”
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