Pyrotheria

plural noun Py·ro·the·ria \ ˌpīrōˈthirēə \

Definition of Pyrotheria

: an order of Paenungulata or in some classifications a suborder of Ungulata comprising large South American ungulates of Lower Tertiary age that have incisors like tusks and the cheek teeth all much alike and having two parallel transverse ridges

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Origin and Etymology of pyrotheria

New Latin, pyr- + -theria


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