diprotodont

/ (daɪˈprəʊtəʊˌdɒnt) /

noun

any marsupial of the group or suborder Diprotodontia, including kangaroos, phalangers, and wombats, having fewer than three upper incisor teeth on each side of the jawCompare polyprotodont

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Word Origin for diprotodont

C19: from Greek from di- 1 + proto- + -odont
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