What is another word for mylodon?

Pronunciation: [mˈa͡ɪlɒdən] (IPA)

Mylodon was an giant extinct ground sloth that lived during the Pleistocene epoch. There are a few synonyms for the name Mylodon that are commonly used. One of the most commonly used synonym is Mylodon darwini, which was named after Charles Darwin. Another synonym for Mylodon is Scelidotherium leptocephalium, which means slender-headed cave-beast. The third synonym for Mylodon is Glossotherium harlani, which was named after Richard Harlan, an American naturalist. The various synonyms for Mylodon are used interchangeably to refer to this extinct species of giant sloths that once roamed the earth in the distant past.

Synonyms for Mylodon:

  • n.

    animal
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What are the hypernyms for Mylodon?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Mylodon?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for mylodon (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Mylodon?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Mylodon

Just back of the glypodon, and holding on to a tree, is the mylodon, belonging to both North and South America, one species of which was much larger than the western buffalo.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man"
J. P. MacLean
See the vast mylodon, the Scelidothere, and the still more colossal Megathere.
"The Romance of Natural History, Second Series"
Philip Henry Gosse
I was on friendly terms with Mr. Charles Freeman, a very superior giant of American birth, seven feet four, I think, in height, "double-jointed," of mylodon muscularity, the same who in a British prize-ring tossed the Tipton Slasher from one side of the rope to the other, and now lies stretched, poor fellow!
"The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

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