megathere definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable extinct floor sloth for the family Megatheriidae for the Miocene Epoch through the Pleistocene Epoch.
    • An extinct, gigantic, ground sloth (genus Megatherium) that flourished in south usa through the Pleistocene epoch.
    • An extinct gigantic quaternary mammal, allied toward ant-eaters and sloths. Its stays are observed in south usa.
    • A mammal for the family Megatheriid√¶.
    • gigantic extinct terrestrial sloth-like mammal of the Pliocene and Pleistocene in the us

Related Sources

  • Definition for "megathere"
    • a sizable extinct floor sloth for the family…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "megathere"
    • See the vast mylodon, the scelidothere,…
    • View More
  • Equivalent for "megathere"
77 votes

How would you define megathere?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!