tylopod


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tylopod

(ˈtaɪləʊˌpɒd)
n
(Animals) any artiodactyl mammal of the suborder Tylopoda, having padded, rather than hoofed, digits: includes the camels and llamas
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek tulos knob or tulē cushion + -pod]
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The studied specimens include brachydont teeth and these may be referred to some tylopods or ruminants.