Dicynodontia

plural noun
Di·​cyn·​o·​don·​tia

Definition of Dicynodontia 

: a suborder of Therapsida including a widely distributed group of apparently herbivorous Permian and Triassic reptiles with reduced dentition — compare dicynodon

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History and Etymology for Dicynodontia

New Latin, from Dicynodont-, Dicynodon + -ia

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