labyrinthodont(redirected from labyrinthodonts)
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1. Having teeth with a labyrinthine internal structure.
2. Of or relating to an extinct group of amphibians having a labyrinthine tooth structure, often classified in the subclass (or superorder) Labyrinthodontia.
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1. (Animals) any primitive amphibian of the order Labyrinthodontia, of late Devonian to Triassic times, having teeth with much-folded dentine
2. (Palaeontology) any primitive amphibian of the order Labyrinthodontia, of late Devonian to Triassic times, having teeth with much-folded dentine
[C19: from Greek laburinthos labyrinth + -odont]
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|Noun||1.||labyrinthodont - an amphibian of the superorder Labyrinthodontia|
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
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