eutherian


eu·the·ri·an

adjective \yü-ˈthir-ē-ən\

Definition of EUTHERIAN

:  of or relating to a major division (Eutheria) of mammals comprising the placental mammals
eutherian noun

Origin of EUTHERIAN

ultimately from New Latin eu- + Greek thērion beast — more at treacle
First Known Use: 1880

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