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Zalambdodont

Za-lamb′do-dont

,
Adj.
(Zool.)
Of or pertaining to a tribe (
Zalambdodonta
) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V-shaped ridge.

Za-lamb′do-dont

,
Noun.
One of the
Zalambdodonta
. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples.

Definition 2021


zalambdodont

zalambdodont

English

Adjective

zalambdodont (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Having teeth with two ridges that meet at an angle, forming the letter lambda.

Noun

zalambdodont (plural zalambdodonts)

  1. A creature with teeth of this kind.

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