Definition of hyaenodon in English:

hyaenodon

noun

  • A large, heavily built carnivorous mammal of the Oligocene epoch.

    • ‘It is likely that hyaenodons were opportunistic carnivores, meaning that they would eat whatever meat was available to them, whether fresh meat or carrion.’

Origin

Modern Latin, from Latin hyaena hyena + Greek odous, odont- tooth.

Pronunciation:

hyaenodon

/hʌɪˈiːnədɒn/