Definition of stegodon
1 capitalized : a genus of primitive Asiatic Pliocene and Pleistocene mammals that have molar teeth with relatively broad enamel ridges and but little cement and thus are intermediate between elephants and mastodons
2 or stegodont \-nt\ plural -s [stegodont from New Latin Stegodont-, Stegodon] : an animal or fossil of the genus Stegodon
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Origin and Etymology of stegodon
New Latin Stegodont-, Stegodon, from steg- + -odont-, -odon -odon
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