diphyletic

adjective
di·​phy·​let·​ic | \ ˌdī-fī-ˈle-tik How to pronounce diphyletic (audio) \

Definition of diphyletic

: derived from two lines of evolutionary descent diphyletic hadrosaurs

First Known Use of diphyletic

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Diphyletic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diphyletic. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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diphyletic

adjective
di·​phy·​let·​ic | \ ˌdī-fī-ˈlet-ik How to pronounce diphyletic (audio) \

Medical Definition of diphyletic

: derived from two lines of evolutionary descent diphyletic dinosaurs

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