[ ăng′kə-lō-sôr′əs ]
A large, herbivorous dinosaur of the genus Ankylosaurus of the Cretaceous Period. Ankylosaurs had a squat, heavily armored body and a clubbed tail.
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Stegopelta of the Cretaceous of Wyoming is more nearly related to Ankylosaurus.Dinosaurs|William Diller Matthew