Amblypoda

plural noun
Am·​blyp·​o·​da | \ amˈblipədə \

Definition of Amblypoda

in some classifications
: an order or suborder of extinct ungulates found in the Eocene rocks chiefly of North America having very small smooth brains and some of them resembling the elephants in size and in the structure of their limbs but having horns as well as long tusks

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First Known Use of Amblypoda

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amblypoda

New Latin, from ambly- + -poda

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“Amblypoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amblypoda. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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