Definition of macrodont in English:

macrodont

adjective

  • 1Chiefly Physical Anthropology. Having large teeth.

  • 2Physical Anthropology and Dentistry. Of a tooth: relatively or abnormally large.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From macro- + -odont.

Pronunciation

macrodont

/ˈmakrə(ʊ)dɒnt/