Definition of oreodont
- A closer look revealed bone fragments and teeth of an oreodont—a sheep-sized mammal that grazed here in herds thirty million years ago.
- —John Madson, in Words from the Land, 1988
- Because oreodont fossils are so common, this one was documented and left in place.
- —Tom Majeski, St. Paul (Minnesota) Pioneer Press, 19 Aug. 2000