Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "megatherian" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF MEGATHERIAN

megatherian  [ˌmɛɡəˈθɪərɪən] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEGATHERIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Megatherian is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MEGATHERIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

megatherian

Megatherium

Megatherium was a genus of elephant-sized ground sloths endemic to South America that lived from the late Pliocene through the end of the Pleistocene. Its size was exceeded by only a few other land mammals, including mammoths and Paraceratherium.

Definition of megatherian in the English dictionary

The definition of megatherian in the dictionary is of or relating to any of various gigantic extinct American sloths of the genus Megatherium and related genera, common in late Cenozoic times.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MEGATHERIAN


Algerian
ælˈdʒɪərɪən
Cimmerian
sɪˈmɪərɪən
criterion
kraɪˈtɪərɪən
eleutherian
ˌɛljuːˈθɪərɪən
eutherian
juːˈθɪərɪən
Hyperion
haɪˈpɪərɪən
Iberian
aɪˈbɪərɪən
Illyrian
ɪˈlɪərɪən
Liberian
laɪˈbɪərɪən
metatherian
ˌmɛtəˈθɪərɪən
Nigerian
naɪˈdʒɪərɪən
presbyterian
ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪən
prototherian
ˌprəʊtəʊˈθɪərɪən
Shakespearean
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Shakespearian
ʃeɪkˈspɪərɪən
Siberian
saɪˈbɪərɪən
Sumerian
suːˈmɪərɪən
therian
ˈθɪərɪən
trans-Siberian
trænzsaɪˈbɪərɪən
Wagnerian
vɑːɡˈnɪərɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEGATHERIAN

megasporangium
megaspore
megasporic
megasporophyll
megass
megasse
megastar
megastore
megastorm
megastructure
megatechnology
megathere
megaton
megatonic
megatonnage
megavertebrate
megavitamin
megavolt
megawatt
megawatt hour

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEGATHERIAN

Adlerian
bacterian
Brian
Celtiberian
Chaucerian
Faulknerian
Hanoverian
Hesperian
Hitlerian
Homerian
Khmerian
Mousterian
phalansterian
Pierian
Popperian
psalterian
Schopenhauerian
Spenserian
spinsterian
valerian
Vernerian

Synonyms and antonyms of megatherian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «megatherian» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF MEGATHERIAN

Find out the translation of megatherian to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of megatherian from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «megatherian» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

megatherian
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

megatherian
570 millions of speakers

English

megatherian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

megatherian
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

megatherian
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

megatherian
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

megatherian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

megatherian
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

megatherian
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Megatherian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

megatherian
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

megatherian
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

megatherian
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Megatherian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

megatherian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

megatherian
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेगॅथियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

megatherian
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

megatherian
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

megatherian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

megatherian
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

megatherian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

megatherian
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

megatherian
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

megatherian
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

megatherian
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of megatherian

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MEGATHERIAN»

The term «megatherian» is used very little and occupies the 156.647 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Rarely used
27
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «megatherian» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of megatherian
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «megatherian».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MEGATHERIAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «megatherian» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «megatherian» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about megatherian

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEGATHERIAN»

Discover the use of megatherian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to megatherian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Spectator
we can test tbc conjecture that the injuries in question were inflicted by another megatherioid animal, diminish its probability. " There is no certain or conclusive evidence that human beings coexisted with the megatherian animals: but, ...
‎1843
2
The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of ...
It will at once occur to the reader that these Megatherian animals must from their habits of life have been unusually liable to blows from heavy falling bodies ; and, to meet such danger, they were provided with a peculiar cranial organization.
‎1843
3
The Quarterly Review (London)
There is no certain or conclusive evidence that human beings coexisted with the Megatherian animals ; but assuming a primaeval race of Indians to have disputed the lordship of the American forests with the edentate giants, and to have ...
‎1852
4
Description of the skeleton of an extinct gigantic sloth: ...
Other recent mammals offer, in this bone, no comparisons by which further light can be thrown on the peculiarities of the Megatherian race. The astragalus and distal articulation of the leg-bones being coadapted, the principal modifications of  ...
Richard Owen, 1842
5
quarterly review. vol. xc.
There is no certain or conclusive evidence that human beings coexisted with the Megatherian animals ; but assuming a primaeval race of Indians to have disputed the lordship of the American forests with the edentate giants, and to have ...
‎1852
6
Biogeography of the West Indies: Patterns and Perspectives, ...
Bradypus, the three-toed sloth or ai, is relegated to its own (nominally megatherian) superfamily Bradypodoidea in most recent classifications. There are three extant species (Gardner. 1993): B. tridacnlus (S. A. only), 6. torquatus ( S. A. only), ...
Charles A. Woods, Florence E. Sergile, 2001
7
Vibe
Because in 1 959, Meyer changed adults-only cinema forever with The Immoral Mr. Teas, introducing women onscreen whom he described as "canti levered," " pneumatic," "buxotic," and, my personal favorite, "megatherian." In other words ...
8
Lorelei: The Story of a Bad Cat
For someone afraid of rats, a Megatherian was the worst possible thing to find in one's bedroom. It was shaggy and green with long, black, polished claws. Its orange teeth protruded from each side of its jaws like the tusks of a wild boar.
Nancy Farmer, 1987
9
American Journal of Science
When we seek to apply the same hypothesis to explain the apparently contemporaneous extinction of the gigantic leaf-eating Megatherian of South America, the geological phenomena of that continent appear to negative the occurrence of ...
‎1847
10
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View ...
Our present knowledge of the extinct Megatherian quadrupeds leads us to contemplate the natural affinities of the Sloths from a vantage ground not attained before, yet essential to a correct and comprehensive view of them. The tardigrade  ...
‎1843

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEGATHERIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term megatherian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Hoodie Allen delights and disappoints, no interruption
However, the Pause was less than half full when Megatherian Club – an ... The room quickly filled with enthusiastic fans, and Megatherian Club ... «Manitou Messenger, Sep 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Megatherian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/megatherian>. Dec 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z