dicynodont
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek di- + kyn-, kyōn dog + odont-, odous tooth — more at hound, tooth Date: 1854 any of a suborder (Dicynodontia) of small herbivorous therapsid reptiles with reduced dentitiondicynodont adjective

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  • Dicynodont — Di*cyn o*dont, n. [Gr. di = di s twice + ? dog + odoy s, odo ntos, tooth.] (Paleon.) One of a group of extinct reptiles having the jaws armed with a horny beak, as in turtles, and in the genus {Dicynodon}, supporting also a pair of powerful tusks …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dicynodont — Dicynodonts Temporal range: 268–105 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • dicynodont — noun A member of the Dicynodontia, an extinct group of therapsids. See Also: cynodont …   Wiktionary

  • dicynodont — [dʌɪ sɪnədɒnt] noun a fossil herbivorous mammal like reptile of the late Permian and Triassic periods, with beaked jaws and no teeth apart from two tusks in the upper jaw of the male. Origin C19: from mod. L. Dicynodontia, from Gk di two + kuōn… …   English new terms dictionary

  • dicynodont — di·cyn·o·dont …   English syllables

  • dicynodont — noun a kind of therapsid • Hypernyms: ↑therapsid, ↑protomammal • Member Holonyms: ↑Dicynodontia, ↑division Dicynodontia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anomodont — Taxobox name = Anomodontia fossil range = Middle Permian Early Cretaceous*Thulborn, T. Turner, S. 2003. The last dicynodont: an Australian Cretaceous relict. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 270, 985 993.… …   Wikipedia

  • Lystrosaurus — Taxobox name = Lystrosaurus image width = 250px image caption = Lystrosaurus murrayi skeleton, Muséum national d histoire naturelle, Paris fossil range = Early Triassic regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Synapsida ordo = Therapsida… …   Wikipedia

  • Jachaleria — Taxobox name = Jachaleria fossil range = Upper Triassic regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Synapsida ordo = Therapsida | infraordo = Dicynodontia genus = Jachaleria subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = * Jachaleria candelariensis… …   Wikipedia

  • Anexo:Terápsidos — Esta lista de terápsidos es un intento de crear un listado comprensible de todos los géneros incluidos en este grupo, excluye los mamíferos y los nombres vernáculos. La lista incluye todos los géneros aceptados por la comunidad científica, pero… …   Wikipedia Español

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