phocodont

phocodont
phocodont, a. (n.) Zool.
(ˈfəʊkədɒnt)
[f. Gr. ϕώκη seal + ὀδούς, ὀδοντ- tooth.]
Of or pertaining to the Phocodontia, an extinct sub-order of Cetacea, furnishing connecting links with the Phocidæ or seals. b. n. Any member of the Phocodontia. So phocoˈdontic a. = phocodont a.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Phocodont — Pho co*dont, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Phocodontia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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