Maiasaura

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek μαία (maía, caring mother) + σαύρα (saúra, lizard); there is evidence that they nurtured their young in the nest.

Proper noun[edit]

Maiasaura f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hadrosauridae – large duck-billed dinosaurs of North America that lived in the Campanian period.

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