stegodon

/steg"euh don'/, n.
any extinct elephantlike mammal of the genus Stegodon, from the late Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs, usually considered to be directly ancestral to the modern elephant.
[ < NL, equiv. to stego- STEGO- + GK + -odon toothed; see -ODONT]

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