Origin of lophodont
Examples from the Web for lophodont
Lophodont teeth are only found in vegetable-feeding animals.
The teeth are bunodont or lophodont, the tendency to the production of the latter type being always marked.
The teeth of the Perissodactyles are lophodont, more rarely bunodont.
Some of the lophodont molars are by no means unlike those of the Proboscidea.