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Definition of Megathere

Megathere
Megathere Meg"a*there, Megatherium Meg`a*the"ri*um, n. [NL. megatherium, fr. Gr. me`gas great + thyri`on beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct gigantic quaternary mammal, allied to the ant-eaters and sloths. Its remains are found in South America.

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- biomechanics of the masticatory muscles suggests that they chewed vertically. Megatheres displa**** deeper jaws than other sloth clades. Some of the elements in...
- bought by the yard" and dismissed it as a "vast, contentless, commercial megathere." Military dolphin Merle, Robert (1967). Un animal doué de raison [A Sentient...
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