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- adj. Describing teeth that have large crowns (characteristic of herbivores)
- n. Any organism whose teeth have large crowns.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having lengthened crowns and short roots, the neck remaining long below the alveolar border of the socket: applied to such teeth as the molars of Bovidæ, in distinction from the brachyodont dentition of Cervidæ. See brachyodont.
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