Oreodon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. n Oreodon (Paleon) A genus of extinct herbivorous mammals, abundant in the Tertiary formation of the Rocky Mountains. It is more or less related to the camel, hog, and deer.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'o`ros -eos, mountain + 'odoy`s 'odo`ntos, tooth