Pholidota

Pholidota

[fol-i-doh-tuh]
noun
the order comprising the pangolins.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek pholidōt(ós) clad in scales + Neo-Latin -a neuter plural ending

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pholidota

noun
1. genus of mostly epiphytic orchids of Indonesia and the western Pacific 
2. pangolins; in some former classifications included in the order Edentata 
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