Definition of iguanodont in US English:

iguanodont

adjective

  • See iguanodon

    • ‘Similarly, iguanodont refers to animals more bulky than hypsilophodonts, often with spiked thumbs and an ability to walk on all fours, but not having the characters that define hadrosaurids.’
    • ‘The terms hypsilophodont and iguanodont are ambiguous when applied to pre-Cretaceous ornithopods.’
    • ‘Mantellisaurus is the iguanodont dinosaur formerly known as Iguanodon atherfieldensis.’

Pronunciation

iguanodont

/-ˌdänt/