- any of various extinct Triassic mammal-like reptiles having a single pair of tusklike teeth
C19: from Greek, from di- 1 + kuōn dog + -odont
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Dicynodont, di-sin′o-dont, n. an extinct reptile, allied to tortoises on one hand and mammals on the other.
Where was man in the time of the dicynodont, and when hoary monsters wallowed in the mud?The Story of an African Farm
(AKA Ralph Iron) Olive Schreiner