Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Stegosauridæ. It contained species some 30 feet long, mailed with enormous bucklers and spines.
- n. [lowercase] A dinosaur of this genus.
- n. A stegosaur
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Paleon.) A genus of large Jurassic dinosaurs remarkable for a powerful dermal armature of plates and spines.
- n. herbivorous ornithischian dinosaur with a row of bony plates along its back and a spiked tail probably used as a weapon
- From the genus name Stegosaurus (Wiktionary)
“The tyrannosaurus is from the Cretaceous period and the stegosaurus is the Jurassic or something.”
“(For the record, the stegosaurus was my favorite dinosaur back during the time when you, like, had to have a favorite dinosaur.)”
“As soon as I drove into this country, what struck me were the "stegosaurus" rocks -- perfectly vertical spines of stone busting out of the crests of hills -- that looked exactly like the plated armor on the dinosaur's back.”
“As soon as I drove into this country, what struck me were the "stegosaurus" rocks-perfectly vertical spines of stone busting out of the crests of hills-that looked exactly like the plated armor on the dinosaur's back.”
“Yep, Hun-Grrr (or however the kids are spelling it nowadays) and Sinnertwin both fit in the category of two-headed dragon beast things (although Hun looks more like some kind of stegosaurus and Sinner looks more like a dog).”
“Aside from being 300 feet tall with stegosaurus-like armour plating, Godzilla heals very quickly as well as being incredibly resilient to injury.”
“My totem animal is the stegosaurus: slow, always noshing, barbed tail for occasional rage.”
“There were no dinosaurs on Noah's ark, and Jesus didn't have a pet stegosaurus.”
“To be fair, this is a person who thinks humans crossed the Bering land bridge only a few centuries ago (to flee the stegosaurus herds and whatnot).”
“Under the writing, a red tiger devours the head of a purple giraffe, or perhaps stegosaurus.”
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Just the animals themselves. (See the other gigantic tar-pit of a list called "Words of Dinosaurology" for other terms.) Also see this list for some dinosaurs that are considered "proto-birds."
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