tayassuid

adjective
ta·​yas·​su·​id | \ -asəwə̇d \

Definition of tayassuid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Tayassu or family (Tayassuidae) to which it belongs

tayassuid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of tayassuid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a swine of the genus Tayassu or family (Tayassuidae) to which it belongs : peccary

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History and Etymology for tayassuid

Adjective

New Latin Tayassuidae, family of wild swine, from Tayassu, type genus + -idae

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“Tayassuid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tayassuid. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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