Definition of Struthiomimus

1. Noun. Small light-boned toothless dinosaur resembling an ostrich in size and proportions.

Generic synonyms: Ornithomimid
Group relationships: Genus Struthiomimus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Struthiomimus

strumstrums
strung
strung-out
strung together
strunt
strunted
strunting
strunts
strunzite
struse
struses
strut
strut one's stuff
struth
struthian
struthiomimus (current term)
struthioniform
struthious
struthonian
struthonians
struts
strutted
strutter
strutters
strutting
struttingly
struvite
struvites
strychnia
strychnic

Literary usage of Struthiomimus

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"At least one of these (struthiomimus) became entirely toothless — a sign of degeneracy, but in this instance coupled with an otherwise efficient body, ..."

2. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"The entire skeleton of an intermediate form, struthiomimus, has only just come to light, having been discovered in Alberta in 1914. ..."

3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"... a carnivorous dinosaur of Patagonia; and struthiomimus, one of the same group from the late Cretaceous of Alberta and Montana (see Chapter XXXI). ..."

4. The Origin and Evolution of Life: On the Theory of Action, Reaction and by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1917)
"It is in turn ancestral to the remarkable "ostrich dinosaur" of the Upper Cretaceous, struthiomimus (Ornithomimus), which is bird-like both in the structure ..."

5. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"Of all of the Ornithischia perhaps the most bird-like type is the "Ostrich Dinosaur" struthiomimus (Fig. 124, E). The Stegosauria seem to have reacquired ..."

6. Bulletinby Geological Society of America by Geological Society of America (1920)
"... 29. l:il -: Ostrich dinosaur struthiomimus and a restudy of Ornitholestes... 28. 215 — : Paleontologic evidences of adaptive radiation 21. 74 —. ..."

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