[muhl-tee-too-bur-kyuh-lit, -leyt, -tyoo-, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl ti tʊˈbɜr kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt, -tyʊ-, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
a rodentlike mammal of the extinct order Multituberculata, which lived from the late Jurassic Period to the Oligocene Epoch, reaching the size of a woodchuck and having molars with two or three rows of simple pointed cusps.
of or relating to the multituberculates.
having teeth with many simple, pointed cusps.
[muhl-ti-tood, -tyood] /ˈmʌl tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/ noun 1. a great number; host: a multitude of friends. 2. a great number of people gathered together; crowd; throng. 3. the state or character of being many; numerousness. 4. the multitude, the common people; the masses. /ˈmʌltɪˌtjuːd/ noun 1. a large gathering of people 2. the multitude, the common […]
[muhl-ti-tood-n-uh s, -tyood-] /ˌmʌl tɪˈtud n əs, -ˈtyud-/ adjective 1. forming a or great number; existing, occurring, or present in great numbers; very numerous. 2. comprising many items, parts, or elements. 3. Archaic. crowded or thronged. /ˌmʌltɪˈtjuːdɪnəs/ adjective 1. very numerous 2. (rare) great in extent, variety, etc 3. (poetic) crowded adj. c.1600, first in […]
[yoo-nit] /ˈyu nɪt/ noun 1. a single thing or person. 2. any group of things or persons regarded as an entity: They formed a cohesive unit. 3. one of the individuals or groups that together constitute a whole; one of the parts or elements into which a whole may be divided or analyzed. 4. one […]
[verb yooz or for pt for mof 9, yoost; noun yoos] /verb yuz or for pt for mof 9, yust; noun yus/ verb (used with object), used, using. 1. to employ for some purpose; put into service; make use of: to use a knife. 2. to avail oneself of; apply to one’s own purposes: to […]