Definition of psittacosaurid in English:

psittacosaurid

noun

  • A dinosaur of the family Psittacosauridae, typified by the genus Psittacosaurus.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the family Psittacosauridae.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From Psittacosaurus + -id, after scientific Latin Psittacosauridae, family name.

Pronunciation

psittacosaurid

/ˌsɪtəkəˈsɔːrɪd/