from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having teeth attached to the edge of the jawbone without sockets.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge
- n. One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of those lizards which have the teeth attached by their bases to the edge of the jaw, without bony alveoli on either the inner or the outer side.
- Pertaining to or resembling an acrodont; having that arrangement of the teeth which characterizes an acrodont: as, an acrodont lizard; acrodont dentition.
- Having the characters of the Acrodonta, or heterodontoid fishes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an animal having teeth consolidated with the summit of the alveolar ridge without sockets
acr(o)- + -odont.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)