Definitions of Dromatherium

  1. A small extinct triassic mammal from North Carolina, the earliest yet found in America.
  2. A name given to a small fossil mammal, parts of which have been discovered in the New Red Sandstones.

Usage examples for Dromatherium

  1. Such an inference as to the wide geographical range of the ancient marsupials has been confirmed by the discovery in the Trias of North America of the above- mentioned Dromatherium. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell