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  1. pteranodon(Noun)

    A large pterosaur; males had a bony crest on the back of the head.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pteranodon(noun)

    a genus of American Cretaceous pterodactyls destitute of teeth. Several species are known, some of which had an expanse of wings of twenty feet or more

  2. Origin: [Gr. wing + priv. + , , a tooth.]


  1. Pteranodon

    Pteranodon is a genus of pterosaurs which included some of the largest known flying reptiles, with wingspans over 6 metres. It existed during the late Cretaceous geological period of North America in present day Kansas, Alabama, Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota. More fossil specimens of Pteranodon have been found than any other pterosaur, with about 1,200 specimens known to science, many of them well preserved with nearly complete skulls and articulated skeletons. It was an important part of the animal community in the Western Interior Seaway. Pteranodon was a reptile, but not a dinosaur. By definition, all dinosaurs belong to the groups Saurischia and Ornithischia, which exclude pterosaurs. Nevertheless, Pteranodon is frequently featured in dinosaur books and is strongly associated with dinosaurs by the general public.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pteranodon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pteranodon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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