any of a suborder (Ceratopsia) of horned ornithischian dinosaurs of the Cretaceous with a beaklike snout and a bony crest at the back of the head
Origin of ceratopsianfrom Modern Latin Ceratopsia: see triceratops
of the ceratopsians
Any of various herbivorous quadrupedal ornithischian dinosaurs of the group Ceratopsia of the Cretaceous Period, having a beaked mouth, usually a bony frill on the back of the skull, and sometimes horns.
Origin of ceratopsianFrom New Latin Cerātōpsia suborder name Greek keras kerāt- horn ; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.Greek ōps eye, face ; see okw- in Indo-European roots.
- Any member of this suborder