protelid

adjective
pro·tel·id | \ prəˈtelə̇d \

Definition of protelid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Protelidae

protelid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of protelid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mammal of the family Protelidae : aardwolf

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Adjective

New Latin Protelidae

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