What is another word for stegosaurus?

Pronunciation: [stˌɛɡəsˈɔːɹəs] (IPA)

Stegosaurus, meaning "roof lizard," is a genus of armored dinosaur that lived during the Late Jurassic period. This prehistoric creature is well-known for its distinctive plates and spikes on its back. However, there are several synonyms for the word "stegosaurus" which are not so well-known. Such as, Kentrosaurus, Dacentrurus, Huayangosaurus, Tuojiangosaurus, and Wuerhosaurus. These dinosaur cousins share many similarities with the stegosaurus, including plates, spikes, and a herbivore diet. Studying their similarities and differences can reveal valuable insights into the evolution and behavior of the whole family of stegosaurs. Whatever you choose to call it, the stegosaurus remains a fascinating creature from the distant past.

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A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Stegosaurus

Even at the London Institution a scientific lecturer has borne witness to the life-likeness of Mr. Reed's stegosaurus imglutis, and especially of the triceratops and the sprightly pterodactyle.
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann
So far as mere appearance goes he would compare very well, for while so much is said about the strange appearance of the Dinosaurs, it is to be borne in mind that their peculiarities are enhanced by their size, and that there are many lizards of to-day that lack only stature to be even more bizarre; and, for example, were the Australian Moloch but big enough, he could give even stegosaurus "points" in more ways than one.
"Animals of the Past"
Frederic A. Lucas

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