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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A group of fossil mammals, considered by Cope a suborder of his Bunotheria, containing forms ancestrally related to existing Carnivora, and divided by him into the five families Arctocyonidæ, Miacidæ, Oxyænidæ, Amblyctonidæ, and Meronychidæ.

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