Effodientia

plural noun Ef·fo·di·en·tia \(ˌ)eˌfōdēˈench(ē)ə, ə̇ˌ-\

Definition of Effodientia

in former classifications

  1. :  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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