Meaning of pachycephalosaurid in English:

pachycephalosaurid

noun

  • A bipedal herbivorous ornithischian dinosaur of the late Cretaceous genus Pachycephalosaurus or a related genus of the family Pachycephalosauridae (or infraorder Pachycephalosauria), characterized by a thickened, dome-like skull.

Pronunciation

pachycephalosaurid

/ˌpakɪˌsɛf(ə)ləˈsɔːrɪd/ /ˌpakɪˌkɛf(ə)ləˈsɔːrɪd/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating dinosaurs of the genus Pachycephalosaurus and related genera.

Pronunciation

pachycephalosaurid

/ˌpakɪˌsɛf(ə)ləˈsɔːrɪd/ /ˌpakɪˌkɛf(ə)ləˈsɔːrɪd/

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Discovery. From Pachycephalosaurus + -id.