Tapiroidea

plural noun Ta·pi·roi·dea \ˌtāpəˈrȯidēə\

Definition of Tapiroidea

in some classifications

  1. :  a superfamily of perissodactyl mammals comprising the tapirs and extinct related forms — compare ceratomorpha

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Origin and Etymology of tapiroidea

New Latin, from Tapirus + -oidea


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