Definition of dilambdodont
: having two Λ-shaped transverse ridges on the molar teeth
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Origin and Etymology of dilambdodont
New Latin Dilambdodonta, category of insectivorous mammals recognized in some classifications, from di- + Greek lambda (Λ) + New Latin -odonta
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