Brontotheriidae

plural noun

Bron·​to·​the·​ri·​idae
ˌbräntōthəˈrīəˌdē
: a large family of extinct Eocene and Oligocene mammals (order Perissodactyla) that were widely distributed in the northern hemisphere and included the titanotheres and a number of related animals

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Brontotherium, type genus + -idae

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“Brontotheriidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brontotheriidae. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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