ornithopod[ôr′ni t̸hō päd′; ôr nī′t̸hō-, -nit̸h′ō-]
ornithopod definition by Webster's New World
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any of a suborder (Ornithopoda) of ornithischian dinosaurs that walked upright on digitigrade hind feet
Origin: ; from Modern Latin Ornithopoda: see ornitho- and amp; -pod
ornithopod definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of various large ornithischian dinosaurs of the suborder Ornithopoda, including the hadrosaurs.adjective
Of or relating to the suborder Ornithopoda.
Origin: New Latin Ornīthopoda, suborder name : ornitho- + New Latin -poda, -pod.
ornithopod - Science Definition
One of the main types of ornithischian dinosaurs, including the hadrosaurs. Ornithopods walked on their hind legs and had three blunt toes on each foot. They lived from the late Triassic Period until the end of the Cretaceous Period.