Marsupionta

plural noun
Mar·​su·​pi·​on·​ta | \ märˌsüpēˈäntə \

Definition of Marsupionta

in some classifications
: a subclass of mammals coextensive with the Prototheria and Metatheria and comprising all the nonplacental mammals

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History and Etymology for Marsupionta

New Latin, from Marsupialia + Greek -onta (nominative neuter plural participial ending)

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“Marsupionta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marsupionta. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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