oreodont


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Related to oreodont: Merycoidodontoidea

oreodont

[′ȯr·ē·ō‚dänt]
(paleontology)
Any member of the family Merycoidodontidae.
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On top of her list was Meaghan Emery, who studies fossils of oreodonts, and used Lindsay Lohan's changing hair color in her presentation to describe biological relevance.
When grasslands grew in the jungle's place, the oreodonts prospered.
At Sheep Rock the mammals are the most important fossils, among them the oreodont, a pig-size creature that grazed in herds.