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amniote

noun am·ni·ote \ˈam-nē-ˌōt\

Definition of AMNIOTE

:  any of a group (Amniota) of vertebrates that undergo embryonic or fetal development within an amnion and include the birds, reptiles, and mammals
amniote adjective
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Origin of AMNIOTE

New Latin Amniota, from amnion
First Known Use: 1887

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