: a genus of edentates from the Miocene of Argentina related to Megatherium but no larger than sloths

Word History


New Latin, from za-, intensive prefix (from Greek) + -micrus (from Greek mikros small); from the size of the molars

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“Zamicrus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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