Afrotherian Definition

adjective

(zoology) Belonging or pertaining to the superorder Afrotheria, which includes the elephants, aardvarks, golden moles, tenrecs, etc.

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noun

(zoology) A placental that belongs to the superorder Afrotheria, such as an elephant, aardvark, golden mole, tenrec, etc.

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Singular:
afrotherian
Plural:
afrotherians

Origin of Afrotherian

  • From Afrotheria, from Afro- + Ancient Greek θηρίον (thērion, “beast”).

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