Definitions for ornithischianˌɔr nəˈθɪs ki ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•nith•is•chi•anˌɔr nəˈθɪs ki ən(n.)

  1. any herbivorous dinosaur of the order Ornithischia, in which the pelvic structure resembles that of birds.

    Category: Paleontology

    Ref: Compare saurischian.

  2. (adj.)belonging or pertaining to the Ornithischia.

    Category: Paleontology

Origin of ornithischian:

1900–05; < NL Ornithischi(a) < Gk ischium

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ornithischian, ornithischian dinosaur(noun)

    herbivorous dinosaur with a pelvis like that of a bird


  1. ornithischian(Noun)

    Any of a group of dinosaurs, of the order Ornithischia, that have hips characteristic of birds


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