Pareiasauridae

plural noun
Pa·​reia·​sau·​ri·​dae | \ pəˌrīəˈsȯrəˌdē \

Definition of Pareiasauridae

: a widely distributed family of Permian terrestrial reptiles (order Cotylosauria) — see pareiasaurus

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History and Etymology for Pareiasauridae

New Latin, from Pareiasaurus, type genus + -idae

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“Pareiasauridae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pareiasauridae. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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