nDromatherium(Paleon) A small extinct triassic mammal from North Carolina, the earliest yet found in America.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
ndromatheriumA genus of fossil mesozoic mammals. D, silvestre, representing a very primitive type of Mammalia, has been found in the Triassic formations of North America, in the Chatham coal-fields of North Carolina. The Dromatherium is the oldest American mammal yet discovered.
ndromatherium[l. c] PI. dromatheria, dromatheriums (-ä, -umz). An animal of the genus Dromatherium.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. droma`s running + qhri`on beast. See Dromedary