Monodon

noun
Mon·​odon | \ˈmänəˌdän, ˈmōn-\

Definition of Monodon 

: a genus (the type of the family Monodontidae) of arctic cetaceans comprising the narwhal

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History and Etymology for Monodon

New Latin, from mon- + -odon

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