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lophodont

[ lof-uh-dont, loh-fuh- ]
/ ˈlɒf əˌdɒnt, ˈloʊ fə- /
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adjective

having molar teeth with crowns in the form of transverse ridges.

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Origin of lophodont

1885–90; <Greek lóph(os) a crest, tuft + -odont
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