Oreodont
Oreodont O"re*o*dont, a. (Paleon.) Resembling, or allied to, the genus {Oreodon}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oreodont — Oreodonts Temporal range: 35–5 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • oreodont — or·e·o·dont (ôrʹē ə dŏnt ) n. Any of various extinct sheep sized ruminant artiodactyls of the family Merycoidodontidae, widespread during the Eocene through the Miocene epochs in North America.   [From New Latin Oreodōn, type genus : Greek oros,… …   Universalium

  • oreodont — ore·odont …   English syllables

  • oreodont — I. nt adjective Etymology: New Latin Oreodontidae : of or relating to the Merycoidodontidae II. noun ( s) : an ungulate mammal of the family Merycoidodontidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eporeodon — Taxobox name = Eporeodon image caption = Eporeodon major fossil range = Late Oligocene to Early Miocene regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia order = Artiodactyla familia = †Merycoidodontidae subfamilia = †Eporeodontidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Miacis cognitus — Temporal range: 39–33 Ma …   Wikipedia

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  • Miniochoerus — Temporal range: Late Eocene–Oligocene …   Wikipedia

  • Merycoidodon — Temporal range: Late Eocene–Late Oligocene …   Wikipedia

  • Mesoreodon — Temporal range: early Miocene skull of Mesoreodon sp. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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