dilambdodont

adjective
di·​lamb·​do·​dont | \ (ˈ)dī¦lamdəˌdänt \

Definition of dilambdodont

: having two Λ-shaped transverse ridges on the molar teeth

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History and Etymology for dilambdodont

New Latin Dilambdodonta, category of insectivorous mammals recognized in some classifications, from di- + Greek lambda (Λ) + New Latin -odonta

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“Dilambdodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dilambdodont. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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