Thylacinus

noun
Thy·​la·​ci·​nus | \ ˌthīləˈsīnəs \

Definition of Thylacinus

: a genus of marsupial mammals (family Dasyuridae) consisting of the Tasmanian wolf

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History and Etymology for Thylacinus

New Latin, from Greek thylakos sack, pouch + Latin -inus -ine

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“Thylacinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thylacinus. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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