Definition of Oreodonts

1. Noun. (plural of oreodont) ¹



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Definition of Oreodonts

1. oreodont [n] - See also: oreodont

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oreodonts

orectic
orective
oregano
oreganos
oregon grape
oregonite
oregovomab
oreibasia
oreide
oreides
orenda
oreo
oreodon
oreodont
oreodonts (current term)
oreographic
oreography
oreology
oreoselin
oreosoma
ores
oreshoot
oreshoots
oreweed
oreweeds
orewood
orewoods
orexes
orexia

Literary usage of Oreodonts

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1903)
"... and the Uinta oreodonts, instead of reduced in width as in ... instead of strongly concave as in the later oreodonts, or convex as in ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1894)
"In other respects the dentition is widely different from that of the oreodonts. Briefly staled, these differences are as follows : (1) The reduction of the ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1898)
"... are such as strongly to suggest the inference that, while the former is the ancestor of the oreodonts, the latter stands in a similar relation to the ..."

4. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1872)
"Its principal features distinguishing it from the oreodonts are as follows : The orbits are open behind, or not separated from the temporal fossae, ..."

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