maiasaura(redirected from Maiasaura peeblesorum)
A herbivorous hadrosaurid dinosaur of the genus Maiasaura of the Cretaceous Period. Remains of fossilized nests and juveniles suggest that the adults cared for their young.
(Palaeontology) a species of large, herbivorous, duck-billed dinosaur
mai·a·sau·ra(mī′ə-sôr′ə) or mai·a·saur (mī′ə-sôr′)
A duck-billed dinosaur of the late Cretaceous Period of North America. Its remains suggest that the adults lived in herds and cared for their young in large nesting sites.