Pholidota

plural noun Phol·i·do·ta \ ˌfäləˈdōtə \

Definition of Pholidota

: an order of toothless scaly eutherian mammals comprising the pangolins that in many respects resemble true edentates and were formerly included in Edentata

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Origin and Etymology of pholidota

New Latin, from Greek pholidōtos covered with scales, from pholid-, pholis


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