Bruta

plural noun
Bru·ta | \ ˈbrütə \

Definition of Bruta 

(Entry 1 of 2)

in former classifications

: an order of mammals comprising the edentates, elephants, and walruses

Bruta

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Definition of Bruta (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of edentata

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History and Etymology for Bruta

Plural noun

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of brutus heavy

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