loxodont

adjective
lox·​o·​dont | \ ˈläksəˌdänt \
variants: or less commonly loxodontous \ ¦⸗⸗¦däntəs \

Definition of loxodont

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having shallow hollows between the ridges of the molar teeth

loxodont

noun
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plural -s

Definition of loxodont (Entry 2 of 2)

: an elephant with loxodont teeth

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History and Etymology for loxodont

Adjective

loxodont from New Latin Loxodonta; loxodontous from New Latin Loxodonta + English -ous

Noun

New Latin Loxodonta

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“Loxodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loxodont. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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