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Edentata

Line breaks: Edent|ata
Pronunciation: /ˌiːdənˈtɑːtə
 
, -ˈteɪtə/

Definition of Edentata in English:

plural noun

Zoology
Another term for Xenarthra.
Example sentences
  • It was subsequently realized that Edentata was polyphyletic - that it contained unrelated families and was thus invalid.

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