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Graciliceratops
2010-02-02 13:47:07

Graciliceratops, meaning "horned face", is a genus of ceratopsian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period. It was first described by paleontologist Paul Sereno in 2000 based on a partial skeleton found in Mongolia. The only known species is G. mongoliensis. Graciliceratops was a herbivore with a parrot-like beak. It fed primarily on ferns, cycads and conifers. It would have used its sharp...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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