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machairodont

adjective ma·chai·ro·dont \məˈkīrəˌdänt\
variants: less commonly

machaerodont

\-kir, -ker-\

Definition of machairodont

  1. :  of or relating to the genus Machairodus or related saber-toothed cats (subfamily Machairodontinae)

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Origin and Etymology of machairodont

machairodont, from Greek machaira sword, dagger + English -odont; machaerodont, from Latin machaera sword, dagger (from Greek machaira) + English -odont


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machairodont

noun ma·chai·ro·dont \"\
variants: less commonly

machaerodont

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Definition of machairodont

plural

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  1. :  a member of the genus Machairodus or a related saber-toothed cat (subfamily Machairodontinae) :  saber-toothed tiger

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