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Meaning of ACRODONT

Pronunciation:  'akru`dânt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
 

ACRODONT is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac"ro*dont\, n. [Gr. 'a`kros summit + 'odoy`s,
'odo`ntos, a tooth.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united
to the top of the alveolar ridge. -- a. Of or pertaining to
the acrodonts.

 

 

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