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: having or being molar teeth with rows of tubercles confluent into transverse crests
some sirenians, mastodons, and related animals have trichechodont molars


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plural -s
: a trichechodont mammal

Word History



New Latin Trichechus + English -odont

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“Trichechodont.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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