Cheirotherium Chei`ro*the"ri*um, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. chei`r hand + qhri`on beast.] (Poleon.) A genus of extinct animals, so named from fossil footprints rudely resembling impressions of the human hand, and believed to have been made by labyrinthodont reptiles. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster]

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