Zalambdodonta

plural noun
Za·​lamb·​do·​don·​ta

Definition of Zalambdodonta

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

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History and Etymology for Zalambdodonta

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

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“Zalambdodonta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zalambdodonta. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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