Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having short molar teeth with one V-shaped ridge; specifically, noting the Zalambdodonta: as, a zalambdodont dentition; a zalambdodont mammal: opposed to dilambdodont.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to a tribe (Zalambdodonta) of Insectivora in which the molar teeth have but one V-shaped ridge.
  • noun One of the Zalambdodonta. The tenrec, solenodon, and golden moles are examples.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Having teeth with two ridges that meet at an angle, forming the letter lambda.
  • noun A creature with teeth of this kind.

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