dicynodont


di·cyn·o·dont

noun \(ˌ)dī-ˈsi-nō-ˌdänt, -ˈsī-\

Definition of DICYNODONT

:  any of a suborder (Dicynodontia) of small herbivorous therapsid reptiles with reduced dentition
dicynodont adjective

Origin of DICYNODONT

ultimately from Greek di- + kyn-, kyōn dog + odont-, odous tooth — more at hound, tooth
First Known Use: 1854

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