Meaning of PALAEOTHERIIDAE in English


ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ōthəˈrīəˌdē noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Palaeotherium, type genus (from pale- + -therium ) + -idae

: a family of extinct perissodactyl mammals of the Eocene and Miocene of Europe and America that are related to the horses but in some respects resemble tapirs

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