1. triceratops

noun. ['ˌtraɪˈsɛrəˌtɔps'] huge ceratopsian dinosaur having three horns and the neck heavily armored with a very solid frill.


  • genus Triceratops
  • horned dinosaur

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Words that Rhyme with Triceratops

  • cyclops
  • treetops

Example sentences of the word triceratops

1. Noun, singular or mass
According to the Paleoworld Research Foundation, which runs field expeditions in Garfield County, Hell Creek between Jordan and Fort Peck is the “dinosaur capital of the world.” In 2006 a baby triceratops was found here.

2. Noun, plural
In a salute to its ancient history the state designated the triceratops as the Wyoming state dinosaur and the knightia fish of the Eocene period as the Wyoming state fossil.