Dasyuridae

plural noun Dasy·u·ri·dae \ˌdasēˈyu̇rəˌdē\

Definition of Dasyuridae

  1. :  a family of polyprotodont marsupials (type genus Dasyurus) that includes the native cats, pouched mice, banded anteater, Tasmanian devil, and related forms

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Origin and Etymology of dasyuridae

New Latin, from Dasyurus, type genus + -idae


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