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
\ " \
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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