plural noun Cap·to·rhi·no·mor·pha

Definition of Captorhinomorpha

  1. :  a suborder of Cotylosauria comprising reptiles of the Carboniferous and Lower Permian which are sometimes held to be generalized forms ancestral to most later reptiles and to mammals and birds though possessing distinctly specialized dentition

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Origin and Etymology of captorhinomorpha

New Latin, from Captorhinus, type genus + -o- + -morpha

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