Bunodonta

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Bunodonta (Zoöl) A division of the herbivorous mammals including the hogs and hippopotami; -- so called because the teeth are tuberculated.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bunodonta The most primitive type of the artiodactyls, continued to the present day by the non-ruminant or suilline quadrupeds of the families Suidæ and Hippopotamidæ, or the swine and hippopotamus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. bunodonta, fr. Gr. hill, heap + , , a tooth