zeuglodon

Zeuglodon

Zeu"glo*don\, n. [Gr. ? the strap or loop of a yoke + ?, ?, tooth.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.
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