plural noun Am·blyp·o·da \amˈblipədə\

Definition of Amblypoda

in some classifications

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of amblypoda

New Latin, from ambly- + -poda

First Known Use: 1868

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a brief usually trivial fact

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