Chalicotheriidae

plural noun
Chal·​i·​co·​the·​ri·​idae | \ ˌkaləˌkōthəˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Chalicotheriidae

: a family, coextensive with Chalicotherioidea, of Tertiary perissodactyls of worldwide distribution having cleft clawlike toes

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History and Etymology for Chalicotheriidae

New Latin, from Chalicotherium, type genus (from Greek chalik-, chalix gravel + New Latin -therium) + -idae

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“Chalicotheriidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chalicotheriidae. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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