triconodon

noun tri·con·odon \trīˈkänəˌdän\

Definition of triconodon

  1. 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. 2 plural -s :  any mammal or fossil of the genus Triconodon

triconodontine

noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of triconodon

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


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