The*rop"o*da (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a beast + , , foot.] Paleon.

An order of carnivorous dinosaurs in which the feet are less birdlike, and hence more like those of an ordinary quadruped, than in the Ornithopoda. It includes the repacious genera Megalosaurus, Creosaurus, and their allies.


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