An*op"lo*there (#), An`o*plo*the"ri*um (#), n. [From Gr. unarmed ( priv. + an implement, weapon) + beast.] Paleon.

A genus of extinct quadrupeds of the order Ungulata, whose were first found in the gypsum quarries near Paris; characterized by the shortness and feebleness of their canine teeth (whence the name).


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