plural noun
Am·​phi·​rhi·​na | \ ˌamfəˈrīnə \

Definition of Amphirhina

in some classifications
: a primary division of Vertebrata having double nasal chambers and including all vertebrates except the lancelets and cyclostomes

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Other Words from Amphirhina

amphirhinal \ ¦⸗⸗¦rīnᵊl \ adjective
amphirhine \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌrīn \ adjective

First Known Use of Amphirhina

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphirhina

New Latin, from amphi- + -rhina (from Greek rhin-, rhis nose)

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“Amphirhina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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