machairodont


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machairodont

(məˈkaɪrəˌdɒnt)
adj
(Palaeontology) having sabre-like teeth; sabre-toothed
n
(Palaeontology) a sabre-toothed animal
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The only known preserved predator attack on a large armored xenarthran is that of two elliptical punctures in the roof of the skull of a young glyptodont from the Blancan 111 Ranch locality in Arizona made by the canines of a large machairodont felid (sabertoothed cat; Gillette and Ray, 1981).