phocodontia

Phocodontia

Pho`co*don"ti*a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a seal + ?, ?, a tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of extinct carnivorous whales. Their teeth had compressed and serrated crowns. It includes Squalodon and allied genera.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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