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labyrinthodon


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Labyrinthodon  \Lab`y*rin"tho*don\,  n.  [Gr.  laby`rinqos  labyrinth 
  +  'odoy`s,  'odo`ntos,  tooth.]  (Paleon.) 
  A  genus  of  very  large  fossil  amphibians,  of  the  Triassic 
  period,  having  bony  plates  on  the  under  side  of  the  body.  It 
  is  the  type  of  the  order  Labyrinthodonta.  Called  also 
  {{Mastodonsaurus}}. 




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