Definition of Diprotodontia
in many classifications
: a suborder of Marsupialia comprising the kangaroos, phalangers, koala, wombats, the extinct giants of the genus Diprotodon, and other marsupials that are all almost exclusively herbivorous, have only one well-developed pair of lower incisors, but usually have three pairs of upper incisors — compare polyprotodontia
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Origin and Etymology of diprotodontia
New Latin, from Diprotodont-, Diprotodon + -ia
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