\\dīˈprōd.əˌdän\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from di- + prot- + -odon
1. capitalized : a monotypic genus of Australian Pleistocene herbivorous marsupials related to the kangaroos, resembling a rhinoceros in size, and walking on four legs — see diprotodontia
2. -s : any animal or fossil of the genus Diprotodon

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  • Diprotodon — Skelett Zeitraum Pleistozän 1,81 Mio. Jahre bis 45.000 Jahre Fundorte Australien Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Diprotodon — Di*pro to*don, n. [Gr. di = di s twice + ? first + odoy s, odo ntos, tooth.] (Paleon.) An extinct Quaternary marsupial from Australia, about as large as the hippopotamus; so named because of its two large front teeth. See Illustration in Appendix …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diprotŏdon — Diprotŏdon, Gattung fossiler pflanzenfressender Beuteltiere von riesiger Größe; s. Beuteltiere, S. 785 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Diprotodon —   [griechisch] das, s, Gattung der ausgestorbenen Riesenbeutler im Pleistozän (und möglicherweise Altholozän) Australiens; mit etwa 3,5 m Länge und 1,9 m Höhe die größten bisher bekannten Beuteltiere; Schädel bis etwa 1 m lang, oben stark… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Diprotodon — Moulage d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • diprotodon — /daɪˈproʊtədɒn/ (say duy prohtuhdon) noun a large herbivorous quadruped marsupial of the Australian genus Diprotodon, now extinct. {Greek di two + protos first + odous tooth, with reference to the two prominent incisors of the lower jaw} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Diprotodon — …   Википедия

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