Allotheria

plural noun Al·lo·the·ria

Definition of Allotheria

  1. :  a subclass of Mammalia comprising small primitive forms extinct since the early Cenozoic, being usually considered coextensive with the Multituberculata but sometimes extended to include the Protodonta and Triconodonta

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Origin and Etymology of allotheria

New Latin, from all- + -theria


First Known Use: 1880


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