genus Aplodontia

noun
type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers
Syn: ↑Aplodontia
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Aplodontiidae, ↑family Aplodontiidae
Member Meronyms: ↑mountain beaver, ↑sewellel, ↑Aplodontia rufa

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  • Aplodontia — n. 1. 1 the type genus of the family {Aplodontiidae}, comprising the mountain beavers. Syn: genus {Aplodontia}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aplodontia — noun type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers • Syn: ↑genus Aplodontia • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aplodontiidae, ↑family Aplodontiidae • Member Merony …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aplodontia rufa — noun bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent • Syn: ↑mountain beaver, ↑sewellel • Hypernyms: ↑rodent, ↑gnawer • Member Holonyms: ↑Aplodontia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mountain Beaver — Temporal range: Late Pleistocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • List of mammals in the United States — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in the United States. There are 424 mammal species in the United States, of which 3 are critically endangered, 15 are endangered, 23 are vulnerable, and 2 are near threatened.3 of the species listed… …   Wikipedia

  • List of rodents — The class Mammalia (the mammals) is divided into two subclasses based on reproductive techniques: egg laying mammals (the monotremes); and mammals which give live birth. The latter subclass is divided into two infraclasses: pouched mammals (the… …   Wikipedia

  • mountain beaver — noun bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent • Syn: ↑sewellel, ↑Aplodontia rufa • Hypernyms: ↑rodent, ↑gnawer • Member Holonyms: ↑Aplodontia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewellel — noun bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent • Syn: ↑mountain beaver, ↑Aplodontia rufa • Hypernyms: ↑rodent, ↑gnawer • Member Holonyms: ↑Aplodontia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aplodontiidae — noun mountain beavers • Syn: ↑family Aplodontiidae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuromorpha, ↑suborder Sciuromorpha • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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