Ancodonta

plural noun An·co·don·ta \ˌaŋkōˈdäntə\

Definition of Ancodonta

  1. :  a division of Artiodactyla comprising the hippopotamuses and extinct related forms and with the Suina and certain extinct related forms forming the suborder Suiformes

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Origin and Etymology of ancodonta

New Latin, from Greek ankos bend, hollow + New Latin -odonta


First Known Use: 1930


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