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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.’
Modern Latin, from Latin hyaena hyena + Greek odous, odont- tooth.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.