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Any of various herbivorous ornithischian dinosaurs of the group Ornithopoda, often having specialized dentition for grinding plant food, and including the hadrosaurs.
[New Latin Ornīthopoda, suborder name : ornitho- (from resemblance of their hind feet to those of modern birds ) + New Latin -poda, -pod.]
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(Palaeontology) any herbivorous typically bipedal ornithischian dinosaur of the suborder Ornithopoda, including the iguanodon
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One of the main types of ornithischian dinosaurs, including the hadrosaurs. Ornithopods walked on their hind legs and had three blunt toes on each foot. They lived from the late Triassic Period until the end of the Cretaceous Period.
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