zeuglodon

noun
zeu·glo·don | \ˈzügləˌdän\
variants: or zeuglodont \-nt \
plural -s

Definition of zeuglodon 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: any of the extinct slender toothed whales constituting the genus Basilosaurus

zeuglodon

adjective
zeu·glo·don | \"\

Definition of zeuglodon (Entry 2 of 3)

: of or relating to the zeuglodons

Zeuglodon

Zeu·glo·don | \"\

Definition of Zeuglodon (Entry 3 of 3)

taxonomic synonym of basilosaurus

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History and Etymology for zeuglodon

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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