Protylopus

noun
Pro·​tyl·​o·​pus | \ prəˈtiləpəs \

Definition of Protylopus

: 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

History and Etymology for Protylopus

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

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“Protylopus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protylopus. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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