Chalicotheriidae

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

Definition of Chalicotheriidae

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

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Origin and Etymology of chalicotheriidae

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


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