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Noun: mastodon  'mas-tu,dón
  1. Extinct elephant-like mammal that flourished worldwide from Miocene through Pleistocene times; differ from mammoths in the form of the molar teeth
    - mastodont

Derived forms: mastodons

Type of: proboscidean, proboscidian

Part of: genus Mammut, genus Mastodon, Mammut

Encyclopedia: Mastodon