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: of or relating to Edaphosauria or to reptiles of this group


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plural -s
: a reptile or fossil of the suborder Edaphosauria

Word History



New Latin Edaphosauridae family of reptiles, from Edaphosaurus, type genus + -idae

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“Edaphosaurid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edaphosaurid. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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