Definition of "triceratops" [triceratops]

  • A herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Triceratops, of the Cretaceous Period, having a bony plate covering the neck, a large horn above either eye, and a smaller horn on the nose. (noun)

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Use "triceratops" in a sentence
  • "So a triceratops is carrying this in in the bottom L corner."
  • "BCB: The Rockies mascot, Dinger, appears to be a purple triceratops, which is (1) awesome and (2) kind of confusing."
  • "As seems to often be the case, the hunter and his buddy had scouted out this unusual "triceratops" horned antelope for months."
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