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Pteranodon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pteranodon (Paleon) A genus of American Cretaceous pterodactyls destitute of teeth. Several species are known, some of which had an expanse of wings of twenty feet or more.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pteranodon The typical genus of Pteranodontidæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. wing + priv. +,, a tooth

Usage

In literature:

There was once a flying animal known as the pteranodon.
"West Wind Drift" by George Barr McCutcheon
Do you remember what a pteranodon was?
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
Two views of the skull of Ornithostoma (Pteranodon) 182 74.
"Dragons of the Air" by H. G. Seeley
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In news:

Iggy Iguanodon shows the Pteranodon family his unique way of walking.
Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp to meet Deanna Dienosuchas, a 40 foot crocodile with a crabby attitude.
Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp and meet a 40 foot crocodile with a crabby attitude.
Team Pteranodon travels to Dienosuchas Swamp to meet Deanna Dienosuchas, a 40 foot crocodile with many big teeth, and a crabby attitude.
A pterodactyloid pterosaur Pteranodon ingens overhead.
In this episode, a lightning strike from a nearby thunderstorm causes a forest fire to burn near Pteranodon Terrace.
Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mrs Pteranodon head to the thicket to ask a Therizinosaurus family about their colossal claws.
Long Claws Buddy, Tiny, Don and Mrs Pteranodon head to the thicket to ask a Therizinosaurus family about their colossal claws.
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