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  • n. Plural form of duckbill.

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Examples

  • From the discovery of great graveyards of 10,000 duckbills in Montana, they deduce that the beasts formed herds that stretched to the horizon 80 million years ago.

    New Theories And Old Bones Reveal The Lifestyle Of The Dinosaur

  • Skulls of crested duckbills called lambeosaurs show that their budding cranial crests didn't grow until they entered adulthood, and then only slowly.

    New Theories And Old Bones Reveal The Lifestyle Of The Dinosaur

  • In those years, he found a new species of long-necked dinosaur near Grass Range, a family of Stegosauruses near Malta and three duckbills — which now share a home at Malta's new Great Plains Dinosaur Museum.

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  • The family learns how dangerous such a region is almost immediately upon arrival when the parents are both killed by a rampaging t-rex, and the two youngsters survive by adopting a family of duckbills who protect them from most prehistoric life, but not necessarily from other migrant humans who live by hunting creatures such as the duckbills.

    Brighten to Incandescence

  • If that isn't enough reason to detest everything the Ducks stand for, to protest everything they do, to refuse to react to them, to force your game down their duckbills, then the Wild are in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    USATODAY.com - Ducks winning battle for minds

  • That meant a herd of ten thousand duckbills would support only twenty-five tyrannosaurs.

    Jurassic Park

  • In the distance, the duckbills were honking and starting to run.

    Jurassic Park

  • The duckbills charged with surprising speed, their enormous bodies in a tight cluster, honking and roaring, the infants squealing and trying to stay out from underfoot.

    Jurassic Park

  • The duckbills were agitated, twisting and turning, hurrying out of the water, circling the young ones to protect them ....

    Jurassic Park

  • He heard the crashing of foliage and trees, and when he looked over again, the duckbills were charging.

    Jurassic Park

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