plural noun
Ic·​tido·​sau·​ria | \ (ˌ)ikˌtidəˈsȯrēə, ˌiktədōˈs- \

Definition of Ictidosauria

: an order of Reptilia comprising a number of imperfectly known Upper Triassic forms intermediate in character between the therapsids and the most primitive true mammals — compare microconodon

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History and Etymology for Ictidosauria

New Latin, from Greek iktid-, iktis yellow-breasted marten + New Latin -o- + -sauria

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“Ictidosauria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ictidosauria. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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