plural noun

in former classifications
: an order of chiefly taxeopodous mammals comprising the Proboscidea, Condylarthra, Hyracoidea, and sometimes others

Word History


New Latin, from Greek taxis arrangement, order, regularity (genitive taxeōs) + New Latin -poda

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“Taxeopoda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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