Definition of oreodont in English:

oreodont

noun

  • An extinct ruminant mammal of the family Oreodontidae, known from fossils of the Middle Tertiary period.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the family Oreodontidae.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Oreodont-.

Pronunciation

oreodont

/ɒˈrɪːə(ʊ)dɒnt//ˈɔːrɪːə(ʊ)dɒnt/