ornithomimid

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Related to Ornithomimosauria: Thyreophora
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Noun1.ornithomimid - lightly built medium-sized dinosaur having extremely long limbs and necks with small heads and big brains and large eyesornithomimid - lightly built medium-sized dinosaur having extremely long limbs and necks with small heads and big brains and large eyes
bird-footed dinosaur, theropod, theropod dinosaur - any of numerous carnivorous dinosaurs of the Triassic to Cretaceous with short forelimbs that walked or ran on strong hind legs
Ornithomimida, suborder Ornithomimida - lightly built medium-size theropods
struthiomimus - small light-boned toothless dinosaur resembling an ostrich in size and proportions
deinocheirus - lightly built medium-sized theropod with long limbs and neck
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Examples of giant, non-carnivorous theropods are known from three separate coelurosaurian clades: Oviraptorosauria, Therizinosauroidea, and Ornithomimosauria.