aeluroid

noun, often capitalized
ae·​lu·​roid | \ ē-ˈlu̇r-ˌȯid \
plural -s

Definition of aeluroid

: one of the Aeluroidea

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First Known Use of aeluroid

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Aeluroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeluroid. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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