-odontes

noun combining form

-o·​don·​tes
əˈdän‧ˌtēz,
ōˈd-
plural -odontes
: animal or animals having teeth of a (specified) nature
in names of zoological taxa
Gymnodontes
Priodontes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek odontes, plural of odōn tooth

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“-odontes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-odontes. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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