Definition of Order ornithischia

1. Noun. Extinct terrestrial reptiles having bird-like pelvises: armored dinosaurs (thyreophorans); boneheaded and horned dinosaurs (marginocephalians); duck-billed dinosaurs (euronithopods).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Ornithischia

order Myxobacteria
order Myxobacteriales
order Myxosporidia
order Naiadales
order Neuroptera
order Nidulariales
order Notostraca
order Nudibranchia
order Octopoda
order Odonata
order Oleales
order Ophioglossales
order Opiliones
order Opuntiales
order Orchidales
order Ornithischia
order Orthoptera
order Ostariophysi
order Ostracodermi
order Palmales
order Pandanales
order Papaverales
order Parietales
order Pectinibranchia
order Pediculati
order Pedipalpi
order Pelecaniformes
order Pelycosauria
order Perciformes

Literary usage of Order ornithischia

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1. Dragons of the Air: An Account of Extinct Flying Reptiles by Harry Govier Seeley (1901)
"... with the pelvis on the Reptile plan; and secondly the order Ornithischia, represented by Igua- ..."

2. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1921)
"... to extremes of bulk and specialization, — which, in other words, had reached racial old age. The dinosaurs of the order Ornithischia, also called ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1892)
"... saurian division of the order ornithischia. 2. " A Comparison of the Red Rocks of the South Devon Coast with those of the Midland and Western Counties. ..."

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