Definition of Horned dinosaur
1. Noun. Any of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia.
Generic synonyms: Ornithischian, Ornithischian Dinosaur
Group relationships: Ceratopsia, Suborder Ceratopsia
Specialized synonyms: Protoceratops, Triceratops, Styracosaur, Styracosaurus, Psittacosaur, Psittacosaurus
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Literary usage of Horned dinosaur
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"... a portion of the skeleton of a horned dinosaur from Laramie beds near Black Butte in southwestern Wyoming. In various publications from 1874-1877 which ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"... the bones of a very small three-horned dinosaur which is being made the type of a new species. This diminutive dinosaur, when completely assembled, ..."
3. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"South of Black Butte there are nine or more distinct coal-beds; and between two of them were obtained remains of a horned dinosaur ..."
4. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"Ottawa Nat., 18, 1904, 133- 36, pis. I-III). Lull, Richard S. Restoration of the horned dinosaur ..."