Multituberculata

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

Definition of Multituberculata

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of multituberculata

New Latin, from neuter plural of multituberculatus multituberculate


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