loxolophodont

adjective
lox·​o·​loph·​o·​dont | \ ¦läksə¦läfəˌdänt \

Definition of loxolophodont

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having molar teeth with oblique crests connecting the anterior inner tubercle with the two outer tubercles and with the posterior inner tubercle rudimentary or absent used especially of several extinct ungulates

loxolophodont

noun
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plural -s

Definition of loxolophodont (Entry 2 of 2)

: a loxolophodont animal

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History and Etymology for loxolophodont

Adjective

New Latin Loxolophodont-, Loxolophodon genus of extinct ungulates in some classifications, from lox- + loph- + -odont-, -odon -odon

Noun

New Latin Loxolophodont-, Loxolophodon

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“Loxolophodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loxolophodont. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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