Keraterpeton

noun

Ker·​a·​ter·​pe·​ton
ˌkerəˈtərpəˌtän
: a genus of broad-headed extinct amphibians similar to salamanders found in the Carboniferous of Ohio and Ireland

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from kerat- + Greek herpeton creeping thing, snake

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“Keraterpeton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Keraterpeton. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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