plural noun
Mul·​ti·​tu·​ber·​cu·​la·​ta | \ ˌməltə̇təˌbərkyəˈlätə, -lātə\

Definition of Multituberculata

: an order of relatively small Mesozoic and Eocene mammals with multituberculate teeth coextensive with the subclass Allotheria and resembling the rodents although not considered ancestral to any recent mammals

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History and Etymology for Multituberculata

New Latin, from neuter plural of multituberculatus multituberculate

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