noun hy·aeno·don \hīˈēnəˌdän, -ˈen-\

Definition of hyaenodon

  1. 1 capitalized :  the type genus of Hyaenodontidae comprising extinct carnivorous mammals from Eocene, Oligocene, and possible Miocene deposits of Eurasia, Africa, and North America

  2. 2 plural -s :  a mammal of the genus Hyaenodon

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Origin and Etymology of hyaenodon

New Latin Hyaenodont-, Hyaenodon, from Hyaena + -odont-, -odon -odon

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