Meniscotheridae

plural noun

Me·​nis·​co·​ther·​i·​dae
mə̇ˌniskəˈtherəˌdē
: a family of American Eocene five-toed mammals (order Condylarthra)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Meniscotherium, type genus (from Greek mēniskos crescent + New Latin -therium) + -idae

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“Meniscotheridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Meniscotheridae. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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