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- adj. Belonging or pertaining to the superorder Afrotheria, which includes the elephants, aardvarks, golden moles, tenrecs, etc.
- n. A placental that belongs to the superorder Afrotheria, such as an elephant, aardvark, golden mole, tenrec, etc.
From Afrotheria, from Afro- + Ancient Greek θηρίον (thērion, "beast"). (Wiktionary)