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Definition of "ornithoscelidan" [ornithoscelidan]

  • Any of the Dinosauria, formerly known as Ornithoscelida. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ornithoscelidan" in a sentence
  • "On comparing the pelvis and hind limb of the ornithoscelidan with that of the crocodile, on the one side, and that of the bird, on the other"
  • "In Fig. 6, the pelvis and hind limbs of a crocodile, a three-toed bird, and an ornithoscelidan are represented side by side; and, for facility of comparison, in corresponding positions; but it must be recollected that, while the position of the bird's limb is natural, that of the crocodile is not so."
  • "In fact, the ornithoscelidan limb is comparable to that of an unhatched chick."