Aplodontoidea

plural noun
Ap·​lo·​don·​toi·​dea | \ ˌaplōˌdänˈtȯidēə \

Definition of Aplodontoidea

: a superfamily of primitive rodents represented among modern forms by the mountain beaver

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History and Etymology for Aplodontoidea

New Latin, from Aplodontia + -oidea

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“Aplodontoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aplodontoidea. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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