Definition of Dicynodon
: a genus of heavily built small to moderately large Permian reptiles (order Therapsida) that were presumably herbivorous and semiaquatic or marsh-dwelling forms and that had the teeth reduced to a pair of large canines in the male only and the jaws covered by a horny beak
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Origin and Etymology of dicynodon
New Latin, from di- + cyn- + -odon
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