Di·​pro·​to·​don | \ dīˈprōtəˌdän \

Definition of Diprotodon

1 : a monotypic genus of Australian Pleistocene herbivorous marsupials related to the kangaroos, resembling a rhinoceros in size, and walking on four legs — see diprotodontia
2 diprotodon plural -s : any animal or fossil of the genus Diprotodon

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New Latin, from di- + prot- + -odon

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“Diprotodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diprotodon. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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