Miacidae

plural noun
Mi·ac·i·dae | \ mīˈasəˌdē \

Definition of Miacidae 

: a family of primitive generalized carnivorous mammals widely distributed from the Palaeocene through the lower Oligocene, sometimes classed with the creodonts, but probably being early ancestral types of the Fissipeda

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History and Etymology for Miacidae

New Latin, from Miacis, type genus + -idae

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