caenolestid

adjective
cae·​no·​les·​tid

Definition of caenolestid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Caenolestidae

caenolestid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of caenolestid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a member of the Caenolestidae

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First Known Use of caenolestid

Adjective

1921, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for caenolestid

Adjective

New Latin Caenolestidae

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The first known use of caenolestid was in 1916

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“Caenolestid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caenolestid. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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