therian

[theer-ee-uh n]
adjective
  1. (in some classification systems) belonging or pertaining to the group Theria, comprising the marsupial and placental mammals and their extinct ancestors.
noun
  1. a therian animal.

Origin of therian

< New Latin Theri(a) name of the group (< Greek thēría, plural of thēríon wild beast) + -an
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