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Line breaks: hy¦aeno|don
Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈiːnədɒn/

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Definition of hyaenodon in English:


A large, heavily built carnivorous mammal of the Oligocene epoch.


modern Latin, from Latin hyaena 'hyena' + Greek odous, odont- 'tooth'.

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