plural noun
Tu·​bu·​li·​den·​ta·​ta | \ ˌt(y)übyələden‧ˈtätə, -ˈtātə \

Definition of Tubulidentata

: an obscure order of Mammalia of protungulate or possibly creodont ancestry comprising the aardvark and extinct related forms that are distinguished by teeth composed of a cluster of upright parallel vasodentin columns with individual pulp canals

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Other Words from Tubulidentata

tubulidentate \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦den‧ˌtāt \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Tubulidentata

New Latin, from neuter plural of tubulidentatus having tubelike teeth, from tubuli- + -dentatus -dentate

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“Tubulidentata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tubulidentata. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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