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Etymology of Ornithomimus sedens?
This came up in a chatroom discussion earlier tonight. In Latin the word
"sedens" means "seated," and the holotype of O. sedens is just the pelvic
region. However, I guessed that "se" could also be the prefix meaning "apart"
or "on one's own," while "dens" means "tooth": roughly, one apart from teeth.
Did Marsh in 1892 know that ornithomimids were toothless, and could the double
meaning be intentional?