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acanthodian

adjective ac·an·tho·di·an \¦aˌkan¦thōdēən, ¦akən-\
variants: less commonly

acanthodean

\¦aˌkan¦thōdēən, ¦akən-\

Definition of acanthodian

  1. :  of or belonging to the subclass Acanthodii

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Origin and Etymology of acanthodian

New Latin Acanthodii, Acanthodei + English -an


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acanthodian

noun ac·an·tho·di·an \"\
variants: less commonly

acanthodean

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Definition of acanthodian

plural

-s

  1. :  an animal or fossil belonging to the subclass Acanthodii

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First Known Use of acanthodian

1845


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