HyperDic: ceratopsian

English > 1 sense of the word ceratopsian:
NOUNanimalceratopsian, horned dinosaurany of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls
English > ceratopsian: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls; of the late Cretaceous in North America and Mongolia.
Synonymhorned dinosaur
Member ofCeratopsia, suborder Ceratopsiahorned dinosaurs
Narrowerprotoceratopssmall horned dinosaur
psittacosaur, psittacosaurusPrimitive dinosaur actually lacking horns and having only the beginning of a frill
styracosaur, styracosaurusAn unusual ceratopsian dinosaur having many large spikes around the edge of its bony frill and a long nose horn
triceratopshuge ceratopsian dinosaur having three horns and the neck heavily armored with a very solid frill
Broaderornithischian, ornithischian dinosaurherbivorous dinosaur with a pelvis like that of a bird
Spanishceratopsian

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