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loxodont

[ lok-suh-dont ]
/ ˈlɒk səˌdɒnt /
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adjective
having molar teeth with shallow depressions between the ridges.
noun
a loxodont animal; an elephant.
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Origin of loxodont

<Greek lox(ós) slanting, oblique + -odont
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