Definition of Polyprotodontia
in some classifications
: a suborder of marsupials including the dasyures, Tasmanian wolves, opossums, bandicoots, and other largely or entirely carnivorous or insectivorous forms having specialized canines and four or five upper incisors and two or three lower incisors on each side — compare didactyla diprotodontia
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Origin and Etymology of polyprotodontia
New Latin, from poly- + prot- + -odontia
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