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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Origin and Etymology of multituberculata
New Latin, from neuter plural of multituberculatus multituberculate
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