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bunodont

[ byoo-nuh-dont ]
/ ˈbyu nəˌdɒnt /
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adjective
having molar teeth with crowns in the form of rounded or conical cusps.
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Origin of bunodont

1870–75; <Greek boun(ós) hill + -odont

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British Dictionary definitions for bunodont

bunodont
/ (ˈbjuːnəˌdɒnt) /

adjective
(of the teeth of certain mammals) having cusps that are separate and rounded

Word Origin for bunodont

from Greek bounos hill + -odont
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