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
teethwith two ridgesthat meet at an angle, forming the letter lambda.
- noun A creature with teeth of this kind.
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