carcharodont

adjective car·char·o·dont \ -ˌdänt \

Definition of carcharodont

:of, belonging to, or resembling the man-eater shark; especially :having teeth of sharp triangular flattened form with finely serrate edges like those of this shark

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Origin and Etymology of carcharodont

Greek karcharodont-, karcharodōn having jagged teeth, from karcharos jagged + odont-, odōn tooth


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