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Xiphodon

Xiph′o-don

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Noun.
[Gr.
ξίφοσ
a sword +
ὀδούς
,
ὀδόντος
, a tooth.]
(Paleon.)
An extinct genus of artiodactylous mammals found in the European Tertiary formations. It had slender legs, didactylous feet, and small canine teeth.

Definition 2021


Xiphodon

Xiphodon

See also: xiphodon

Translingual

Proper noun

Xiphodon n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Xiphodontidae – extinct mammals related to camels found in the European Tertiary formations, with slender legs, didactylous feet, and small canine teeth; xiphodons.

xiphodon

xiphodon

See also: Xiphodon

English

Noun

xiphodon (plural xiphodons)

  1. A an extinct camel-like animal of genus, Xiphodon.