Hypsilophodontid definition

An informal grouping of small ornithopod dinosaurs, regarded as fast, herbivorous bipeds on the order of 1–2 meters long (3.3-6.6 feet).
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Noun

Singular:
hypsilophodontid
Plural:
hypsilophodontids

Origin of hypsilophodontid

  • Named after the Hypsilophus genus of iguana lizard, literally meaning "high-crested tooth".

    From Wiktionary