multituberculate
noun Etymology: New Latin Multituberculata, ultimately from Latin multi- + New Latin tuberculatus tuberculate Date: 1884 any of an order (Multituberculata) of relatively small extinct mammals of the Mesozoic and early Cenozoic that typically resembled rodents, had many-cusped molars, and have no known living descendants

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  • multituberculate — /mul tee too berr kyeuh lit, layt , tyoo , mul tuy /, n. 1. a rodentlike mammal of the extinct order Multituberculata, which lived from the late Jurassic Period to the Oligocene Epoch, reaching the size of a woodchuck and having molars with two… …   Universalium

  • multituberculate — 1. adjective Having molars with multiple rows of cusps 2. noun Any of a small group of rodent like mammals, of the order Multituberculata, from the Cretaceous and Paleocene periods …   Wiktionary

  • multituberculate — mul·ti·tu·ber·cu·late (mul″te too burґku lət) having many tubercles …   Medical dictionary

  • multituberculate — n. type of murid like non therian mammals (common during the late Jurassic to the early Eocene) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multituberculate — mul·ti·tuberculate …   English syllables

  • multituberculate — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at multi + adjective Etymology: New Latin multituberculatus, from multi + tuberculatus tuberculate 1. of teeth : having many simple conical cusps 2. : of or relating to the Multituberculata 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska — Infobox Scientist box width = name = Zofia Kielan Jaworowska image width = caption = birth date = birth date and age|1925|4|25 birth place = death date = death place = residence = citizenship = nationality = flagicon|Poland Polish ethnicity =… …   Wikipedia

  • Multituberculata — Multituberculates Temporal range: Middle Jurassic Oligocene, 160–35 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Catopsbaatar — Taxobox name = Catopsbaatar fossil range = Late Cretaceous regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Multituberculata familia = Djadochtatheriidae genus = Catopsbaatar species = C. catopsaloides binomial = Catopsbaatar… …   Wikipedia

  • Tombaatar — Taxobox name = Tombaatar fossil range = Late Cretaceous regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Multituberculata familia = Djadochtatheriidae genus = Tombaatar species = T. sabuli binomial = Tombaatar sabuli binomial… …   Wikipedia

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