Suiformes

plural noun Su·ifor·mes \ˌsüəˈfȯrˌmēz\

Definition of Suiformes

in some classifications

  1. :  a suborder of Artiodactyla that comprises numerous nonruminant mammals including swine, peccaries, hippopotamuses, and extinct related forms

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Origin and Etymology of suiformes

New Latin, from Latin sus swine, hog + New Latin -iformes — more at sow


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