coryphodon

[kuh-rif-uh-don]
noun Paleontology.
  1. a primitive hoofed mammal of the extinct genus Coryphodon, of the early Eocene Epoch, having a long, thickset body, short legs, and five-toed feet, each toe ending in a small hoof.

Origin of coryphodon

1845; < New Latin < Greek koryph(ḗ) peak, top + odṓn tooth
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