from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several herbivorous dinosaurs of the suborder Stegosauria of the Jurassic to the Cretaceous periods, having a double row of upright bony plates along the back, long hind legs, a short neck, and a relatively small head.
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- n. Any of several extinct herbivorous dinosaurs, of the suborder Stegosauria, having two rows of bony plates along the back
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- n. herbivorous ornithischian dinosaur with a row of bony plates along its back and a spiked tail probably used as a weapon
New Latin Stegosaurus, genus name : Greek stegos, roof; see stegodon + Greek sauros, lizard.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)