Microsthenes

plural noun Mi·cros·the·nes \mīˈkrästhə(ˌ)nēz\

Definition of Microsthenes

in former classifications

  1. :  a division of eutherian mammals approximately equal to the orders Insectivora, Chiroptera, Rodentia, and Edentata

microsthenic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of microsthenes

New Latin, from micr- + -sthenes (from Greek sthenos strength) — more at asthen-


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