: a genus of extinct South American Miocene herbivorous mammals (order Notoungulata) the size of a small ox with the teeth comparatively undifferentiated, the 5-toed feet ending in heavy blunt claws, and the forefeet adapted for digging

Word History


New Latin, irregular from homal- + Greek odont-, odōn tooth + New Latin -therium

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“Homalodotherium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Homalodotherium. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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