metatherian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Metatheria, from Ancient Greek μετά (metá, changed) + θηρίον (thēríon, beast).

Adjective[edit]

metatherian (comparative more metatherian, superlative most metatherian)

  1. Belonging or pertaining to the infraclass Metatheria of marsupials.

Noun[edit]

metatherian (plural metatherians)

  1. A member of the infraclass Metatheria.