plural noun
Di·​no·​cer·​a·​ta | \ ˌdīnōˈserətə \

Definition of Dinocerata

: a small order of primitive ungulate mammals of the Paleocene and Eocene — compare uintatherium

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Other Words from Dinocerata

dinocerate \ (ˈ)dī¦näsərə̇t , də̇ˈn-​ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Dinocerata

borrowed from New Latin, neuter plural noun based on Dinocerat-, presumed stem of Dinoceras dinoceras

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“Dinocerata.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dinocerata. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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