plural noun Du·plici·den·ta·ta \d(y)üˌplisəˌdenˈtätə, -ātə\

Definition of Duplicidentata

in former classifications

  1. :  a suborder of Rodentia coextensive with the order Lagomorpha

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of duplicidentata

New Latin, from Latin duplic-, duplex double, twofold + -i- + dentata, neuter plural of dentatus toothed — more at duplex, dentate

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Duplicidentata? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!