genus Dicrostonyx

noun
pied lemmings
Syn: ↑Dicrostonyx
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cricetidae, ↑family Cricetidae
Member Meronyms: ↑pied lemming

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