octodont definition

  • noun:
    • the Octodontidae, a household of rodents including the coypu and lots of various other South US types.
    • an associate regarding the genus Octodon or even the family Octodontidæ; an octodon.
  • adjective:
    • Of or pertaining to the Octodontidæ, a family of rodents which includes the coypu, and many other South American species.
  • others:
    • Having eight teeth (that is, four grinders above and below on each side); of or pertaining to the genus Octodon or the family Octodontidæ.
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