triconodon

noun

tri·​con·​odon
trīˈkänəˌdän
1
capitalized : a genus of small generalized Jurassic mammals that have teeth with three simple cones and are associated with Marsupialia or Multituberculata or more usually placed with a few related forms in the order Triconodonta
2
plural -s : any mammal or fossil of the genus Triconodon
triconodontine
¦⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦dän‧ˌtīn
-n‧ˌtēn
-ntᵊn
noun
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from tri- + con- + -odon

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“Triconodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triconodon. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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