pantothere

/pan"teuh thear'/, n.
any animal of the extinct order Pantotheria that lived during the late Mesozoic Era, believed to be the ancestor of the marsupial and placental mammals.
[ < NL Pantotheria name of order, equiv. to panto- PANTO- + -theria, pl. of -therium -THERE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • pantothere — ˈpantəˌthi(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Pantotheria : a mammal or fossil of the order Pantotheria * * * /pan teuh thear /, n. any animal of the extinct order Pantotheria that lived during the late Mesozoic Era, believed to be the ancestor… …   Useful english dictionary

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