American mastodont

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Noun1.American mastodont - mastodon of North AmericaAmerican mastodont - mastodon of North America; in some classifications considered a mammoth rather than a mastodon
genus Mammut, genus Mastodon, Mammut - extinct type genus of the Mammutidae: mastodons
mastodon, mastodont - extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth
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Saunders, "Environmental Insularity and the Extinction of the American Mastodont, in Quaternary Extinctions: A Prehistoric Revolution, ed.
Discovery of the jaw of an American mastodont (Mammut americanum) and an unusual sedimentary profile in a cornfield in Warren County, Indiana, prompted a multidisciplinary study of the palaeoenvironment of the site.
Environmental insularity and the extinction of the American mastodont. In Quaternary Extinctions--A Prehistoric Revolution, edited by P.
The giant beaver is thought to have co-existed alongside the American mastodont, Mammut americanum (Moore 1890; Powell 1948; Graham et al.

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