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- n. Any of several extinct pig-like omnivores, of the family Entelodontidae, from the Eocene and Miocene epochs
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Andrewsarchus would have been identified as those of an entelodont if found on their own.
Andrewsarchus skull was thought for a while to be that of an entelodont and, as he noted, the two were at least superficially similar, perhaps due to similar omnivorous feeding habits (though note that the possibility of a close phylogenetic relationship between