Pachydermata

plural noun
Pachy·​der·​ma·​ta

Definition of Pachydermata

: an artificial assemblage of nonruminant hoofed mammals usually having a thick skin and including the elephants, hippopotamuses, rhinoceroses, tapirs, horses, pigs, and others

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History and Etymology for Pachydermata

New Latin, from pachy- + -dermata

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“Pachydermata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pachydermata. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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