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

 

stegosaur

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsteɡəsɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteɡəsɔːr//
 
(also stegosaurus
BrE BrE//ˌsteɡəˈsɔːrəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsteɡəˈsɔːrəs//
 
)
 
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a dinosaur with a small head, four legs and two rows of spikes along its back Word Originmodern Latin, from Greek stegē ‘covering’ + sauros ‘lizard’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stegosaur