Definition of Aeluroidea
: a superfamily of Carnivora comprising the cats, civets, hyenas, and related carnivorous mammals all distinguished from related forms by skull formations and by the absence or great reduction of the penis bone and Cowper's glands
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Origin and Etymology of aeluroidea
New Latin, from aelur- + -oidea
First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
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