plural noun

: 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

Word History


New Latin, from neuter plural of multituberculatus multituberculate

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“Multituberculata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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