Protylopus

noun Pro·tyl·o·pus \prəˈtiləpəs\

Definition of Protylopus

  1. :  a genus of camels no larger than jackrabbits found in the Upper Eocene of North America and having teeth that form a continuous series, unfused lower leg bones, and four functional toes on the front feet

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Origin and Etymology of protylopus

New Latin, from 1pro- + -tylopus (from Tylopoda)


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