-odont


a combining form meaning “having teeth” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: diphyodont; selenodont.

Nearby words

  1. -o-,
  2. -oate,
  3. -ock,
  4. -ocracy,
  5. -ode,
  6. -odontia,
  7. -odus,
  8. -odynia,
  9. -off,
  10. -oholic

Compare -odus.

Origin of -odont

< Greek -odont-, stem of -odous or -odōn -toothed, having teeth, adj. derivative of odoús, odṓn tooth

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British Dictionary definitions for -odont

-odont

adj combining form, n combining form

having teeth of a certain type; -toothedacrodont

Word Origin for -odont

from Greek odōn tooth

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