Patriofelis

noun
Pat·ri·o·fe·lis | \ ˌpa‧trēōˈfēlə̇s \

Definition of Patriofelis 

: a genus of creodont mammals (family Oxyaenidae) of the Eocene of Wyoming having a skull as large as that of a lion and teeth like those of a cat

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History and Etymology for Patriofelis

New Latin, from Latin patrius of a father + -o- + felis cat

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