labyrinthodon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek λαβύρινθος (labúrinthos, labyrinth) + ὀδών (odṓn, tooth).

Noun[edit]

labyrinthodon (plural labyrinthodons)

  1. (paleontology) Alternative form of labyrinthodont
    • 1941, Ernestine Hill, My Love Must Wait, A&R Classics 2013, p. 35:
      One day they unearthed some bones in a sandhill that Mr Shinglar said were of the labyrinthodon, a great sloth-lizard that roamed in forests submerged for a thousand thousand years.