cynodont

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cynodont

(ˈsaɪnəˌdɒnt)
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(Animals) a carnivorous mammal-like reptile of the late Permian and Triassic periods, whose specialized teeth were well developed
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Noun1.cynodont - small carnivorous reptilescynodont - small carnivorous reptiles    
protomammal, therapsid - probably warm-blooded; considered direct ancestor of mammals
Cynodontia, division Cynodontia - a division of the order Therapsida from the Triassic period comprising small carnivorous tetrapod reptiles often with mammal-like teeth
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