Xenarthra

plural noun Xe·nar·thra \zəˈnärthrə\

Definition of Xenarthra

  1. :  a suborder or other division of Edentata comprising the American anteaters, armadillos, sloths, and usually the extinct ground sloths

xenarthral

\-thrəl\ or

xenarthrous

\-thrəs\ adjective

xenarthran

\-thrən\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of xenarthra

New Latin, from xen- + arthra, plural of arthron


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