Litopterna

plural noun
Li·​top·​ter·​na

Definition of Litopterna

: an order of extinct South American Cenozoic ungulates with one or three functional toes

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History and Etymology for Litopterna

New Latin, from Greek litos plain, smooth + pterna heel

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“Litopterna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Litopterna. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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