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pter·an·o·don

 (tə-răn′ə-dŏn′)
n.
Any of several large pterosaurs of the genus Pteranodon of the Cretaceous Period, having a long crested head, a scooplike beak, no teeth, and a wingspan of over 8 meters (26 feet).

[New Latin Pteranodōn, genus name : Greek pteron, wing; see -pter + Greek a-, an-, without; see a-1 + -odon.]
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pteranodon

(tɛˈrænəˌdɒn)
n
(Palaeontology) a large tailless pterosaur, of the genus Pteranodon, of the late Cretaceous period, having a long bony crest, a toothless beak, and a wingspan of up to 23 feet
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pter·an·o·don

(tə-răn′ə-dŏn′)
Any of several large, extinct, flying reptiles of the Cretaceous Period, having a long pointed head, no teeth, and a wingspan of 20 feet (6.1 meters) or more.
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