tylopod

/ (ˈtaɪləʊˌpɒd) /

noun

any artiodactyl mammal of the suborder Tylopoda, having padded, rather than hoofed, digits: includes the camels and llamas

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Word Origin for tylopod

C19: from New Latin, from Greek tulos knob or tulē cushion + -pod

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