i·guan·o·don / iˈgwänəˌdän/ • n. a large, partly bipedal, herbivorous dinosaur (genus Iguanodon) of the early to mid Cretaceous period, with a broad, stiff tail and the thumb developed into a spike.DERIVATIVES: i·guan·o·dont / -ˌdänt/ adj.
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