Cynomys

noun
prairie dogs
Syn: ↑genus Cynomys
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae
Member Meronyms: ↑prairie dog, ↑prairie marmot

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌmis\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from cyn- + -mys
: a genus of rodents comprising the prairie dogs

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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