brevirostrine

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

Definition of brevirostrine 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

brevirostrine

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plural -s

Definition of brevirostrine (Entry 2 of 2)

: a brevirostrine animal

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History and Etymology for brevirostrine

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brevi- + Latin rostrum beak + English -ine

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