Seymouriamorpha

plural noun

Sey·​mour·​i·​a·​mor·​pha
: an order of Permian Labyrinthodontia comprising generalized forms exhibiting a mixture of amphibian and reptilian characters and possibly on the ancestral line of the true reptiles

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Seymouria, genus of Permian Labyrinthodontia (probably from the name Seymour + New Latin -ia) + -morpha

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“Seymouriamorpha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seymouriamorpha. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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