Castoroides

noun
extinct beavers of the Pleistocene; of eastern and southern United States
Syn: ↑genus Castoroides
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Castoridae, ↑family Castoridae

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\\ˌkastəˈrȯi(ˌ)dēz\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Castor + -oides -oid
: a genus of extinct giant beavers of the Pleistocene of the eastern and southern United States

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  • Castoroides — n. a genus of extinct beavers of the Pleistocene; of eastern and southern U.S. Syn: genus {Castoroides}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Castoroides — Castor géant …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Castoroides — ▪ fossil mammal       extinct genus of giant beavers found as fossils in Pleistocene deposits in North America (the Pleistocene Epoch began 1,600,000 years ago and ended 10,000 years ago). Castoroides attained a length of about 2.5 m (7.5 feet).… …   Universalium

  • castoroides — cas·to·roi·des …   English syllables

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  • Castoroides Ohioensis — Castor géant du Nebraska Castor géant du Nebraska …   Wikipédia en Français

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