monodont

adjective

mon·​odont
1
or monodontal
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[monodontal from Greek monodontos + English -al] : having only one tooth
2
or monodontid [New Latin Monodont-, Monodon & Monodontidae] : of or relating to the genus Monodon or the family Monodontidae

Word History

Etymology

Greek monodont-, monodous, from mon- single + -odont-, odous tooth

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“Monodont.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monodont. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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