Definition of monodont
1 or monodontal [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
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Origin and Etymology of monodont
Greek monodont-, monodous, from mon- single + -odont-, odous tooth
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