bunodonta definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A division of herbivorous animals including the hogs and hippopotami; -- so named as the teeth tend to be tuberculated.
    • A division of the herbivorous mammals including the hogs and hippopotami; -- so called because the teeth are tuberculated.
  • others:
    • probably the most ancient form of the artiodactyls, carried on for this day by the non-ruminant or suilline quadrupeds of this people Suidæ and Hippopotamidæ, or the swine and hippopotamus.
    • more primitive types of the artiodactyls, carried on for this time because of the non-ruminant or suilline quadrupeds regarding the people Suidæ and Hippopotamidæ, or the swine and hippopotamus.

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