Glyptodon definition

(paleontology) An extinct South American quaternary mammal, allied to the armadillos, with tessellated scales and fluted teeth.
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Noun

Singular:
glyptodon
Plural:
glyptodons

Origin of glyptodon

  • Ancient Greek carved, engraved + tooth. See glyph.

    From Wiktionary