polyprotodont

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊtəʊˌdɒnt) /

noun

any marsupial of the group Polyprotodontia, characterized by four or more upper incisor teeth on each side of the jaw: includes the opossums and bandicootsCompare diprotodont

Word Origin for polyprotodont

C19: from poly- + proto- + -odont
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