Entelodon

noun
En·​tel·​o·​don | \ en‧ˈteləˌdän \

Definition of Entelodon

: a genus (the type of the family Entelodontidae) of giant pigs widespread in the Oligocene of Europe — compare dinohyus

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History and Etymology for Entelodon

New Latin, from Greek entelēs complete, full + New Latin -odon

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“Entelodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Entelodon. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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