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brevirostrine

adjective brevi·ros·trine \¦brevə̇¦rästrə̇n, -äˌstrīn\

Definition of brevirostrine

  1. :  of, relating to, or being any of several extinct Old World Pliocene and Pleistocene mastodons with much-shortened jaws and complex grinding teeth

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Origin and Etymology of brevirostrine

brevi- + Latin rostrum beak + English -ine — more at rostrum


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brevirostrine

noun brevi·ros·trine \"\

Definition of brevirostrine

plural

-s

  1. :  a brevirostrine animal

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