HyperDic: psittacosaur

English > 1 sense of the word psittacosaur:
NOUNanimalpsittacosaur, psittacosaurusprimitive dinosaur actually lacking horns and having only the beginning of a frill
English > psittacosaur: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningPrimitive dinosaur actually lacking horns and having only the beginning of a frill; long hind limbs and short forelimbs; may have been bipedal.
Synonympsittacosaurus
Member ofgenus PsittacosaurusMost primitive genus of horned dinosaurs
Broaderceratopsian, horned dinosaurAny of several four-footed herbivorous dinosaurs with enormous beaked skulls
Spanishpsittacosaurus
Catalanpsitacosaure

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