simplicidentate

simplicidentate

[sim-pluh-si-den-teyt]
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the Simplicidentata, formerly regarded as a suborder or division of rodents having only one pair of upper incisor teeth.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Simplicidentata group name, equivalent to Latin simplici- (stem of simplex) simplex + dentāta, noun use of neuter plural of dentatus dentate

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simplicidentate (ˌsɪmplɪsɪˈdɛnteɪt)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or belonging to the Simplicidentata, a former suborder including all the mammals now classified as rodents: used when lagomorphs were included in the order Rodentia
 
n
2.  any animal of this type

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