Protungulata

plural noun
Prot·​ungulata | \ (¦)prōt+ \

Definition of Protungulata

1 : a hypothetical group ancestral to the ungulate mammals
2 in some classifications : a major division of Eutheria comprising extinct mammals of the orders Condylarthra, Litopterna, Notoungulata, and Astrapotheria together with the recent and extinct Tubulidentata

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Other Words from Protungulata

protungulate \ (ˈ)⸗+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Protungulata

New Latin, from prot- + Ungulata

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“Protungulata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protungulata. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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