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lophodont

[lof-uh-dont, loh-fuh-] /ˈlɒf əˌdɒnt, ˈloʊ fə-/
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1.
having molar teeth with crowns in the form of transverse ridges.
Compare bunodont.
Origin of lophodont
1885-1890
1885-90; < Greek lóph(os) a crest, tuft + -odont
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