Afrotherian meaning

(zoology) Belonging or pertaining to the superorder Afrotheria, which includes the elephants, aardvarks, golden moles, tenrecs, etc.
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(zoology) A placental that belongs to the superorder Afrotheria, such as an elephant, aardvark, golden mole, tenrec, etc.
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Origin of afrotherian

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

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