Meaning of triceratops

tri•cer•a•tops

Pronunciation: (trī-ser'u-tops"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various dinosaurs of the genus Triceratops, of the late Cretaceous Period, having a bony crest on the neck, a long horn over each eye, and a shorter horn on the nose.
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