triconodon

noun
tri·con·odon | \trīˈkänəˌdän\

Definition of triconodon 

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

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Other Words from triconodon

triconodontine \¦⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦dän‧ˌtīn, -n‧ˌtēn, -ntᵊn \ noun plural -s

History and Etymology for triconodon

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

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