Definition of psammodont in English:

psammodont

noun

  • A shark of the extinct family Psammodontidae, known almost entirely from large, rough-surfaced, pavement teeth found in the early Carboniferous of North America and Europe.

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of a psammodont.

Origin

Late 19th century. From psammo- + -odont, after scientific Latin Psammodontidae, family name.

Pronunciation

psammodont

/ˈ(p)samə(ʊ)dɒnt/