Thecodontia

plural noun

The·​co·​don·​tia
ˌthēkəˈdänchə
: an order or Reptilia comprising various generalized diapsid Triassic forms presumably on the common ancestral line of the dinosaurs, crocodiles, and birds

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from thec- + -odontia

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“Thecodontia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thecodontia. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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