from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the teeth attached by their sides to the inner side of the jaw, as in some lizards.
- n. A lizard with pleurodont teeth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the teeth fused (ankylosed) by their sides to the inner surface of the jawbones.
- n. Any lizard with teeth of this kind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the teeth consolidated with the inner edge of the jaw, as in some lizards.
- n. Any lizard having pleurodont teeth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ankylosed to the side of the socket, as teeth; laterally fixed in the jaw: distinguished from acrodont.
- Having or characterized by pleurodont teeth or dentition, as a lizard; belonging to the Pleurodontes; not acrodont: as, a pleurodont reptile.
- n. A pleurodont lizard; a member of the Pleurodontes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an animal having teeth fused with the inner surface of the alveolar ridge without sockets
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