from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An American herbivorous dinosaur of great size, allied to the iguanodon. It is found in the Cretaceous formation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dinosaurian reptiles, typical of the family Hadrosauridæ. The original species of these gigantic iguanodons was H. foulki, from Haddonfield in New Jersey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic


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  • Dis hadrosaurus wawkz n2 uh bar, n himz askiz teh bartindur, “Gotz enny graypfrootz?”

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  • But they're not as studied as much as the predatory dinosaurs, such as t-rex, which was the contemporary of the hadrosaurus.

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  • "Apparently they have decided we need these," and she pushed at the hadrosaurus nuts with a sour expression on her face.


  • I glanced over - and having taken a year of paleontology as part of my geology undergraduate studies - felt fairly confident that it was a hadrosaurus.

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  • It wasn't until he was watching Dinosaur Train on PBS that he just so happened to see that that what he had been told was a hadrosaurus was actually a parasaurolophus (!!!!) and his faith in my dinosaur knowledge was terribly shaken.

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  • For the next few days, he pretended to be a hadrosaurus.

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  • The finds included remains of a 20-metre hadrosaurus, which could be a record size for the duck-billed dinosaur, Xinhua said.

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  • Tyrannosaurus rex (the famous predator from the Late Cretaceous of North America) stalking a group of, one of the largest hadrosaurus known from the Late Cretaceous of China.

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