Poephaga

plural noun
Po·​eph·​a·​ga | \ pōˈefəgə \

Definition of Poephaga

in some especially former classifications
: a group including the kangaroos and related forms

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History and Etymology for Poephaga

New Latin, from Greek poēphaga, neuter plural of poēphagos grass-eating, from poa grass + -phagos -phagous

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“Poephaga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Poephaga. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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