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dicynodont


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dicynodont  \Di*cyn"o*dont\,  n.  [Gr.  di-  =  di`s-  twice  +  ?  dog  + 
  ?,  ?,  tooth.]  (Paleon.) 
  One  of  a  group  of  extinct  reptiles  having  the  jaws  armed  with 
  a  horny  beak,  as  in  turtles,  and  in  the  genus  {Dicynodon}, 
  supporting  also  a  pair  of  powerful  tusks.  Their  remains  are 
  found  in  triassic  strata  of  South  Africa  and  India. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dicynodont 
  n  :  a  kind  of  therapsid 




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