Zalambdodonta


Zalambdodonta
Zalambdodont a*lamb"do*dont, n. One of the {Zalambdodonta}. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples. [1913 Webster]

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  • Zalambdodonta — Zalambdodont a*lamb do*dont, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a tribe ({Zalambdodonta}) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V shaped ridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zalambdodonta — za·lamb·do·don·ta …   English syllables

  • zalambdodonta —  ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈdäntə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from za , intensive prefix + Greek lambda (Λ) + New Latin odonta in former classifications : an artificial division of Insectivora comprising the tenrecs and the golden… …   Useful english dictionary

  • zalambdodont — I. zəˈlamdəˌdänt adjective Etymology: New Latin Zalambdodonta : of or relating to the Zalambdodonta II. noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zalambdodont — a*lamb do*dont, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to a tribe ({Zalambdodonta}) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V shaped ridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zalambdodont — a*lamb do*dont, n. One of the {Zalambdodonta}. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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