n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of Carnivora, including the dogs, wolves, and foxes.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Five distinct carnivore taxa are represented in 1he Turtle Butte Assemblage representing two suborders, the Cynoidea and the Arctoidea and are discussed below.