/ (daɪˈsɪnəˌdɒnt) /
any of various extinct Triassic mammal-like reptiles having a single pair of tusklike teeth
Word Origin for dicynodont
C19: from Greek, from di- 1 + kuōn dog + -odont
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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
Dicynodont, di-sin′o-dont, n. an extinct reptile, allied to tortoises on one hand and mammals on the other.