macromammal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

macro- +‎ mammal

Noun[edit]

macromammal (plural macromammals)

  1. Any relatively large mammal
    • 2015 December 3, “Looking at the Camp: Paleolithic Depiction of a Hunter-Gatherer Campsite”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0143002:
      Rabbit is the most represented species at every archeological level, although some macromammal remains (ibex, red deer, wild boar, lynx, fox, and badger) have also been documented.

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