Definition of duck-billed dinosaur in English:

duck-billed dinosaur

Syllabification: duck-billed di·no·saur

noun

  • another term for hadrosaur.
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    • Whether it's horned dinosaurs, crested duck-billed dinosaurs, plated stegosaurs, or dome-headed dinosaurs, paleontologists identify different species largely by these bizarre structures.
    • The ornithopods included the hadrosaurs or duck-billed dinosaurs, in which the front of the mouth was enlarged to form a broad flat beak and a variety of bony crests were developed on top of the head.
    • Ornithopoda is the third Ornithischian group, and includes the often large hadrosaurs, or ‘duck-billed dinosaurs’.

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