Ictidosauria

plural noun

Ic·​tido·​sau·​ria
(ˌ)ikˌtidəˈsȯrēə,
ˌiktədōˈs-
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 26 May. 2024.

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