genus Marmota

noun
marmots
Syn: ↑Marmota
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae
Member Meronyms: ↑marmot

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  • Marmota marmotta — marmot mar mot (m[aum]r m[o^]t; 277), n. [It. marmotta, marmotto, prob. fr. L. mus montanus, or mus montis, lit., mountain mouse or rat. See {Mountain}, and {Mouse}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any rodent of the genus {Marmota} (formerly {Arctomys}) of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marmota monax — marmot mar mot (m[aum]r m[o^]t; 277), n. [It. marmotta, marmotto, prob. fr. L. mus montanus, or mus montis, lit., mountain mouse or rat. See {Mountain}, and {Mouse}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any rodent of the genus {Marmota} (formerly {Arctomys}) of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marmota — noun marmots • Syn: ↑genus Marmota • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sciuridae, ↑family Sciuridae • Member Meronyms: ↑marmot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marmota — Mar·mo·ta (mahr moґtə) the marmots, a genus of the family Sciwiidae, terrestrial rodents of North America, Europe, and Asia that are sometimes reservoirs of plague. M. boґbak is the tarbagan of Europe and Asia. M. moґmax is the woodchuck of… …   Medical dictionary

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

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  • Marmot — For other uses, see Marmot (disambiguation). Marmot Temporal range: Late Miocene–Recent Yellow bellied Marmot in Yosemite National Park Scientific c …   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 mammals in Russia — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Russia. There are 266 mammal species in Russia, of which 5 are critically endangered, 13 are endangered, 26 are vulnerable, and 6 are near threatened. 1 of the species listed for Russia is extinct… …   Wikipedia

  • List of mammals in China — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in China. There are 495 mammal species in China, of which 13 are critically endangered, 24 are endangered, 47 are vulnerable, and 7 are near threatened.1 of the species listed for China can no longer… …   Wikipedia

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