[ muhl-tee-too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, -tyoo-, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl ti tʊˈbɜr kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, -tyʊ-, ˌmʌl taɪ- /
a rodentlike mammal of the extinct order Multituberculata, which lived from the late Jurassic Period to the Oligocene Epoch, reaching the size of a woodchuck and having molars with two or three rows of simple pointed cusps.
of or relating to the multituberculates.
having teeth with many simple, pointed cusps.
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Example sentences from the Web for multituberculate
This is exceedingly interesting when regarded in conjunction with its multituberculate molars.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Additional remains of the multituberculate genus Eucosmodon.Natural History of the Bell Vireo, Vireo bellii Audubon|Jon C. Barlow