Diprotodon

noun
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 plural -s diprotodon : any animal or fossil of the genus Diprotodon

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History and Etymology for Diprotodon

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

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