plural noun

in former classifications
: an artificial division of Insectivora comprising the tenrecs and the golden moles which have narrow molars with V-shaped transverse crowns

Word History


New Latin, from za-, intensive prefix + Greek lambda (Λ) + New Latin -odonta

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“Zalambdodonta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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