iguanodon[i gwan′ə dän′, ē-]
any of a genus (Iguanodon) of very large, vegetarian, two-footed ornithopod dinosaurs
Origin of iguanodonModern Latin ; from iguana + -odon(t)
A large herbivorous ornithiscian dinosaur of the genus Iguanodon of the Cretaceous Period, having a long broad snout with a horny beak, numerous small teeth, and a spike on each thumb.
Origin of iguanodonNew Latin Iguanodōn, genus name : iguana + –odon.