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combining form

variants or odonto-
: tooth


2 of 2

adjective combining form

: having teeth of a (specified) nature

Word History


Combining form

French, from Greek, odont-, odous — more at tooth

Adjective combining form

borrowed from Greek -odont-, stem of -odōn, -odous "having teeth of a (specified) nature," adjective derivative of odṓn, odoús "tooth" — more at tooth

Dictionary Entries Near odont-

Cite this Entry

“Odont-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odont-. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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