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  • proper n. A taxonomic infraorder within the suborder Cerapoda — herbivorous, beaked dinosaurs which thrived during the Cretaceous, in what are now North America and Asia. Early members were small and bipedal, but later forms were large quadrupeds..

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek  ("horned faces"). One of the first named genera was Ceratops itself, which lent its name to the group, although it is considered a nomen dubium today as it has no distinguishing characteristics that are not also found in other ceratopsians.

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