genus Dipus

noun
type genus of the Dipodidae; typical jerboas having three toes on each hind foot
Syn: ↑Dipus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Dipodidae, ↑family Dipodidae
Member Meronyms: ↑typical jerboa

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