Definition of Effodientia
in former classifications
: the Edentata as most broadly conceived excepting only the sloths; sometimes : an order or other group comprising the pangolins and the aardvark
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Origin and Etymology of effodientia
New Latin, from Latin neuter plural of effodient-, effodiens, present participle of effodere to dig out, from ex- + fodere to dig — more at bed
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