Toxodon meaning

(paleontology) A gigantic extinct herbivorous mammal from South America, having teeth bent like a bow. It is the type of the order Toxodonta.
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Origin of toxodon

  • Ancient Greek τόξον (tokson, “bow”) + ὀδών (odōn, “tooth”), alternative form of ὀδούς (odous, “tooth”).

    From Wiktionary