Ornithopod vs Hadrosaur - What's the difference?

ornithopod | hadrosaur |


As nouns the difference between ornithopod and hadrosaur

is that ornithopod is a type of bipedal, herbivorous, bird-hipped dinosaur from the cretaceous period, found on all seven continents while hadrosaur is (paleontology) any ornithopod dinosaur of the family hadrosauridae.

ornithopod

Noun

(en noun)
  • A type of bipedal, herbivorous, bird-hipped dinosaur from the Cretaceous period, found on all seven continents.
  • hadrosaur

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (paleontology) Any ornithopod dinosaur of the family Hadrosauridae.
  • Synonyms

    * duckbill, duck-billed dinosaur, hadrosaurid

    Hyponyms

    * (types of hadrosaur) ** hadrosaurine ** lambeosaurine

    Hypernyms

    * hadrosauroid ** ornithopod *** cerapod **** ornithischian ***** dinosaur ****** sauropsid ******* chordate ******** animal