plural noun
Pan·​to·​the·​ria | \ ˌpantəˈthirēə \

Definition of Pantotheria

: an order or other division of generalized mammals widespread during the Jurassic and commonly conceded to be ancestral to the marsupials and placental mammals

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Other Words from Pantotheria

pantotherian \ ¦⸗⸗¦thirēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Pantotheria

New Latin, from panto- + -theria

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“Pantotheria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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