Taxeopoda

plural noun

Tax·​e·​op·​o·​da
ˌtaksēˈäpədə
in former classifications
: an order of chiefly taxeopodous mammals comprising the Proboscidea, Condylarthra, Hyracoidea, and sometimes others

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Taxeopoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Taxeopoda. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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