Ferae

plural noun Fe·rae \ˈfeˌrī; ˈfeˌrē, ˈfiˌ-\

Definition of Ferae

  1. 1 in some classifications :  a subdivision of Mammalia coextensive with Carnivora

  2. 2 in some former classifications :  a subdivision of Mammalia comprising Carnivora together with a varied assemblage of chiefly carnivorous marsupials, bats, insectivores, rodents, and primates

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Origin and Etymology of ferae

New Latin, from Latin, wild animals, from feminine plural of ferus, adjective, wild


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