nonmammalian

adjective
non·​mam·​ma·​li·​an | \ ˌnän-mə-ˈmā-lē-ən How to pronounce nonmammalian (audio) , -ma- \

Definition of nonmammalian

: not of, relating to, or being a mammal : not mammalian … the bones … that connect the lower jaw to the skull in nonmammalian vertebrates.— James Hanken

First Known Use of nonmammalian

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonmammalian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmammalian. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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