duck-billed dinosaur

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  • noun

Synonyms for duck-billed dinosaur

any of numerous large bipedal ornithischian dinosaurs having a horny duck-like bill and webbed feet

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A new species of basal hadrosaurid (Dinosauria, Omithischia) from the Cenomanian of Texas.
This finding has confused him because evidence suggests that hypacrosaurs and other members of the hadrosaurid family apparently nurtured their young.
StarBand Communications today announced that on April 23, 2001, middle-school children from Utah and Arizona will be virtually transported to a remote site in Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to participate in the unearthing of a fossilized hadrosaurid, or "duck-billed" dinosaur.
The pair discovered tooth marks on a femur bone from a Champsosaurus, an aquatic reptile that grew up to five feet long; the rib of a dinosaur, most likely a hadrosaurid or ceratopsid; the femur of another large dinosaur that was likely an ornithischian; and a lower jaw bone from a small marsupial.
More unusual items in the shop include a 90-million-year-old hadrosaurid egg from China.