Meaning of stegodon

steg•o•don

Pronunciation: (steg'u-don"), [key]
— n.
  1. 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.
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