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condylarth

[kon-dl-ahrth] /ˈkɒn dlˌɑrθ/
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any of the primitive ungulate mammals of the extinct order Condylarthra, from the Paleocene and Eocene epochs, having a slender body, low-crowned teeth, and five-toed feet, each toe ending in a small hoof.
Origin of condylarth
1880-1885
1880-85; < New Latin Condylarthra (neuter plural) < Greek kóndyl(os) condyle + -arthra, neuter plural of arthrus -jointed, derivative of árthron joint
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