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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the order Artiodactyla — mammals related to camels found in the European Tertiary formations, with slender legs, didactylous feet, and small canine teeth; xiphodons.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek ξίφος (ksífos, "sword") + δόντι (dónti, "tooth")

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