Palaeotheriidae

plural noun Palaeo·the·ri·idae

Definition of Palaeotheriidae

  1. :  a family of extinct perissodactyl mammals of the Eocene and Miocene of Europe and America that are related to the horses but in some respects resemble tapirs

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Origin and Etymology of palaeotheriidae

New Latin, from Palaeotherium, type genus (from pale- + -therium) + -idae


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