Phenacodus

noun
Phe·​nac·​odus | \ fə̇ˈnakədəs \

Definition of Phenacodus

: a genus (type of the family Phenacodontidae) of condylarths of the Eocene of Europe and America

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History and Etymology for Phenacodus

New Latin, from Greek phenak-, phenax deceiver + New Latin -odus

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“Phenacodus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phenacodus. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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