duckbill duckbill

Definition(s):

  1. (n) primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout
  2. (n) small densely furred aquatic monotreme of Australia and Tasmania having a broad bill and tail and webbed feet; only species in the family Ornithorhynchidae
  3. (adj) having a beak resembling that of a duck

Usage(s):

  1. The treasures discovered at the site include exquisite bronze ritual objects, such as an incense burner with a duckbill handle, and a ladle topped by a vulture's head.
  2. Wearing a duckbill cap and a snug winter jacket, Betty joined the boys in the mess hall where a photographer caught a rare shot of her mobile face in repose.
  3. He believes them laid by the duckbill iguanodon.

News

  1. Proof is in the tooth: Researchers say T. rex definitely hunted live prey

    Researchers found a part of a T. rex tooth wedged between two tailbones of a duckbill dinosaur unearthed in northwestern South Dakota
    on July 17, 2013     Source: CBS News

  2. Proof In The Tooth: T. Rex A Capable Hunter

    NEW YORK - The fearsome bite of a hungry Tyrannosaurus rex left behind new evidence that the famous beast hunted for food and wasn't just a scavenger. Researchers found a part of a T. rex tooth wedged between two tailbones of a duckbill dinosaur unearthed
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Fossilized Tooth In Dinosaur Tailbone Proves T. Rex Was A Predator

    Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent discovery of a fossilized tooth from the Hell Creek Formation in Montana is bringing new evidence to the table Tyrannosaurus rex was indeed a hunter. The tooth was found embedded in the healed tailbones of a duckbill dinosaur, suggesting the animal survived a very close encounter with the tyrant lizard some 65 million years ago ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: redOrbit

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