Placodontia

plural noun Plac·o·don·tia

Definition of Placodontia

  1. :  a suborder of Sauropterygia that is sometimes regarded as a separate order and that comprises armored Triassic reptiles resembling the turtles in many respects — see placodus

placodontian

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of placodontia

New Latin, from Placodont-, Placodus, genus of reptiles + -ia


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