Definition of protoceratops in English:

protoceratops

Syllabification: pro·to·cer·a·tops
Pronunciation: /ˌprōtəˈserəˌtäps
 
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noun

  • A small quadrupedal dinosaur of the late Cretaceous period, having a bony frill above the neck and probably ancestral to triceratops. The fossilized remains of many individuals and their eggs have been found in Mongolia.
    • Genus Protoceratops, infraorder Ceratopsia, order Ornithischia
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    • He braved civil war, bandit armies, wolves, and sandstorms to uncover the first fossils of the protoceratops dinosaur and the velociraptor theropod in Mongolia.
    • But the protoceratops was a small dinosaur which walked on all fours and was likely to have been a clumsy creature with short legs and a long heavy body.
    • Why, there are tyrannosaurs out there just waiting to have a nice meal of protoceratops delivered on a platter.

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