plural noun
Con·​dy·​lar·​thra | \ ˌkändəˈlärthrə \

Definition of Condylarthra

: an order or suborder of extinct Eocene ungulate mammals having many primitive characters some of which connect them with the Creodonta and being more or less plantigrade with five-toed limbs and a third trochanter

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condylarthrous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗thrəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Condylarthra

New Latin, from condyl- + -arthra (neuter plural of -arthrus jointed, from Greek -arthros, from arthron joint)

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“Condylarthra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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