Mesoplodon

noun Me·sop·lo·don \mə̇ˈzäpləˌdän\

Definition of Mesoplodon

  1. :  a genus of nearly cosmopolitan small-toothed whales

mesoplodont

\-nt\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of mesoplodon

New Latin, from mes- + Greek hoplon weapon + New Latin -odon — more at hoplite


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