- the order comprising the pangolins.
Origin of Pholidota
< New Latin < Greek pholidōt(ós) clad in scales + New Latin -a neuter plural ending
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The Pholidota, or Reptiles, on the other hand, are much more closely allied to Birds.The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)