polyprotodont

polyprotodont

(ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊtəʊˌdɒnt)
n
(Animals) any marsupial of the group Polyprotodontia, characterized by four or more upper incisor teeth on each side of the jaw: includes the opossums and bandicoots. Compare diprotodont
[C19: from poly- + proto- + -odont]
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