Cynoidea

plural noun Cy·noi·dea \ sə̇ˈnȯidēə , sīˈ- \

Definition of Cynoidea

in some classifications
: a division of Carnivora comprising mammals that resemble dogs as distinguished from those that resemble bears, the two groups being now usually combined as the Arctoidea

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Origin and Etymology of cynoidea

New Latin, from cyn- + -oidea


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