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Definition of ankylosaur noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ankylosaur

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈæŋkɪləsɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæŋkɪləsɔːr//
 
 
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a type of plant-eating dinosaur covered with hard plates made of bone for protection Word Origin early 20th cent.: from modern Latin Ankylosaurus, from Greek ankulos ‘crooked’ + sauros ‘lizard’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ankylosaur