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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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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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