Seymouriamorpha

plural noun
Sey·​mour·​i·​a·​mor·​pha

Definition of Seymouriamorpha

: 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

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History and Etymology for Seymouriamorpha

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

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“Seymouriamorpha.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seymouriamorpha. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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