diprotodont


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diprotodont

(daɪˈprəʊtəʊˌdɒnt)
n
(Animals) any marsupial of the group or suborder Diprotodontia, including kangaroos, phalangers, and wombats, having fewer than three upper incisor teeth on each side of the jaw. Compare polyprotodont
[C19: from Greek from di-1 + proto- + -odont]
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