Meaning of miacid in English:

miacid

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪəsɪd/ /mʌɪˈasɪd/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the family Miacidae of extinct small carnivorous mammals, known from Palaeocene and Eocene fossils in North America.

noun

  • A mammal of the family Miacidae.

Origin

Early 20th century. From scientific Latin Miacidae, family name from Miacis, genus name + -idae.