zeuglodon

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noun

zeu·​glo·​don
ˈzügləˌdän
variants or zeuglodont
-nt
plural -s
: any of the extinct slender toothed whales constituting the genus Basilosaurus

zeuglodon

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adjective

zeu·​glo·​don
"
: of or relating to the zeuglodons

Zeuglodon

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Zeu·​glo·​don
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taxonomic synonym of basilosaurus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Zeuglodont-, Zeuglodon, from Greek zeuglē loop or strap of a yoke (from zeugnynai to yoke) + New Latin -odont-, -odon

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“Zeuglodon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zeuglodon. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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