Hippoidea

plural noun
Hip·​poi·​dea | \hiˈpȯidēə\

Definition of Hippoidea 

in some classifications

: a division of perissodactylous mammals comprising the Equidae and extinct related forms

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History and Etymology for Hippoidea

New Latin, from hipp- + -oidea

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