Protelidae

plural noun
Pro·​tel·​i·​dae | \ prəˈteləˌdē \

Definition of Protelidae

in some especially former classifications
: a family closely related to and now usually included in the Hyaenidae that includes the aardwolf and related extinct mammals

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History and Etymology for Protelidae

New Latin, from Proteles, type genus + -idae

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“Protelidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protelidae. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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