capitalized : the type genus of Hyaenodontidae comprising extinct carnivorous mammals from Eocene, Oligocene, and possible Miocene deposits of Eurasia, Africa, and North America
plural -s : a mammal of the genus Hyaenodon

Word History


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

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“Hyaenodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyaenodon. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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