Definition of iguanodontid in English:

iguanodontid

noun

  • Any of various herbivorous ornithopod dinosaurs constituting the chiefly Cretaceous family Iguanodontidae, characterized by a robust body and a large skull with a toothless beak.

adjective

  • Of or relating to the dinosaur family Iguanodontidae; designating a dinosaur of this family.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Iguanodontidae, family name from Iguanodont-, taken as stem (after ancient Greek ὀδοντ-, ὀδούς tooth) of Iguanodon + -idae.

Pronunciation

iguanodontid

/ɪˌɡwɑːnəˈdɒntɪd/