Theria

plural noun The·ria \ ˈthirēə , ˈthēr- \

Definition of Theria

in some classifications
:a subclass of Mammalia comprising the higher mammals and including the Pantotheria, Metatheria, and Eutheria and excluding the Prototheria and Allotheria

therian

\-ən\ noun or adjective

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Origin and Etymology of theria

New Latin, from Greek thēria, plural of thērion wild animal


-theria

noun combining form \ " \

Definition of -theria

:beasts :animals in names of higher taxa of mammalian forms
  • Prototheria

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Origin and Etymology of -theria

New Latin, from Greek thēria, plural of thērion


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