plural noun
Pro·​rep·​til·​ia | \ ˌprōˌrepˈtilēə\

Definition of Proreptilia

in some classifications
: a division of reptiles containing various extinct forms regarded as connecting the reptiles and amphibians

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Other Words from Proreptilia

proreptilian \ ¦⸗ˌ⸗¦tilēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Proreptilia

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + Reptilia

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