: a genus (the type of the family Hyracodontidae) of Eocene and Oligocene perissodactyls related to the rhinoceroses but hornless and of light agile build with all feet three-toed

Word History


New Latin, from Hyrac-, Hyrax + -odon

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“Hyracodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hyracodon. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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