oreodont(redirected from Oreodonta)
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Any of various extinct sheep-sized ruminant artiodactyls that were widespread during the Eocene through the Pliocene Epochs in North America. They are usually placed in the group Oreodontoidea.
[From New Latin Oreodōn, type genus : Greek oros, ore-, mountain + Greek -odōn, -odont-, -odont.]
(Palaeontology) an extinct prehistoric mammal with hog-like qualities
(Palaeontology) relating to the family Oreodontidae