Homalodotherium

noun Ho·mal·o·do·the·ri·um \hōˌmalədōˈthirēəm\

Definition of Homalodotherium

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of homalodotherium

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


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