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  1. hadrosaur, hadrosaurus, duck-billed dinosaur(noun)

    any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet; may have been partly aquatic

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  1. Hadrosaurus(noun)

    an American herbivorous dinosaur of great size, allied to the iguanodon. It is found in the Cretaceous formation

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. "adro`s thick + say^ros lizard.]

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  1. Hadrosaurus

    Hadrosaurus is a valid genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur. In 1858, the only known skeleton was discovered, representing the first dinosaur species known from more than isolated teeth to be identified in North America. In 1868, it became the first ever mounted dinosaur skeleton. Hadrosaurus foulkii is the only species in this genus and has been the official state dinosaur of New Jersey, United States since 1991.


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