[muhl-tee-too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, -tyoo-, muhl-tahy-]
- a rodentlike mammal of the extinct order Multituberculata, which lived from the late Jurassic Period to the Oligocene Epoch, reaching the size of a woodchuck and having molars with two or three rows of simple pointed cusps.
- of or relating to the multituberculates.
- having teeth with many simple, pointed cusps.
Origin of multituberculate
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Examples from the Web for multituberculate
Additional remains of the multituberculate genus Eucosmodon.
This is exceedingly interesting when regarded in conjunction with its multituberculate molars.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard