Phascolonus

noun
Phas·​col·​o·​nus | \ faˈskälənəs \

Definition of Phascolonus

: a genus of Pleistocene Australian diprotodont marsupials related to the wombats and as large as tapirs

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History and Etymology for Phascolonus

New Latin, from Greek phaskōlos + onos ass

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“Phascolonus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phascolonus. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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