(pronounced OR-ee-oh-DONT) Oreodonts meaning mountain tooth) were the most common hoofed herbivorous (plant-eating) mammals in North America during the Oligocene (from about 35-5 million years ago). Oreodonts were quadrupedal ruminants closely related to camels, pigs, and sheep; most oreodonts were ...
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O're·o·dont adjective (Paleon.) Resembling, or allied to, the genus Oreodon.
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<paleontology> Resembling, or allied to, the genus Oreodon. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (a.) Resembling, or allied to, the genus Oreodon.
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Oreodont Resembling, or allied to, the genus Oreodon. Oredon refers to a genus of extinct herbivorous mammals, abundant in the Tertiary formation of the Rocky Mountains. It is more or less related to the camel, hog, and deer.
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Oreodonts, sometimes called prehistoric "ruminating hogs," were a family of cud-chewing plant-eater with a short face and tusk-like canine teeth. As their name implies, some of the better known forms were generally hog-like, and the group was once thought to be a member of Suina, the pigs, peccarie...
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