Definition of coryphodon
1 capitalized : a genus of extinct mammals (order Pantodonta) from the Lower Eocene of Europe and America varying in size between the tapir and rhinoceros and having short plantigrade 5-toed feet like the elephant and sometimes small or rudimentary horns
2 plural -s : any animal or fossil of the genus Coryphodon
coryphodont\-nt\ adjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of coryphodon
New Latin, from Greek koryphē point, top + New Latin -odon
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