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: 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


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plural -s
: a loxolophodont animal

Word History



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


New Latin Loxolophodont-, Loxolophodon

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“Loxolophodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loxolophodont. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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