bunolophodont

adjective

bu·​no·​loph·​o·​dont
¦byünə¦läfəˌdänt
1
of teeth : having the outer cusps blunt cones and the inner cusps modified to form transverse ridges (as in the tapirs)
2
of an animal : having bunolophodont teeth

Word History

Etymology

bun- (from Greek bounos) + -o- + loph- + -odont

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“Bunolophodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunolophodont. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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