diacranterian

adjective
di·​a·​cran·​te·​ri·​an | \ ¦dīəˌkran¦tirēən \
variants: or less commonly diacranteric \ -​¦terik \

Definition of diacranterian

: having the back teeth separated by an interval from the front ones the hognose snake is diacranterian opposed to syncranterian

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History and Etymology for diacranterian

dia- + Greek krantēres wisdom teeth + English -ian or -ic

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“Diacranterian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diacranterian. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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