genus Mus

noun
type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch
Syn: ↑Mus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Muridae, ↑family Muridae
Member Meronyms: ↑house mouse, ↑Mus musculus

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  • Mus — noun type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch • Syn: ↑genus Mus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Muridae, ↑family Muridae • Membe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mus musculus — Mouse Mouse (mous), n.; pl. {Mice} (m[imac]s). [OE. mous, mus, AS. m[=u]s, pl. m[=y]s; akin to D. muis, G. maus, OHG. & Icel. m[=u]s, Dan. muus, Sw. mus, Russ. muishe, L. mus, Gr. my^s, Skr. m[=u]sh mouse, mush to steal. [root]277. Cf. {Muscle},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mus fragilicauda — Taxobox name = Sheath tailed mouse status = regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Muridae genus = Mus species = M. fragilicauda binomial = Mus fragilicauda binomial authority = Auffray et al. 2003… …   Wikipedia

  • Mus musculus — noun brownish grey Old World mouse now a common household pest worldwide • Syn: ↑house mouse • Hypernyms: ↑mouse • Member Holonyms: ↑Mus, ↑genus Mus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mus — Mus, prop. n.; pl. {Mures}. [L., a mouse.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of small rodents, including the common mouse and rat. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mus Alexandrinus — Rat Rat (r[a^]t), n. [AS. r[ae]t; akin to D. rat, OHG. rato, ratta, G. ratte, ratze, OLG. ratta, LG. & Dan. rotte, Sw. r[*a]tta, F. rat, Ir. & Gael radan, Armor. raz, of unknown origin. Cf. {Raccoon}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mus decumanus — Rat Rat (r[a^]t), n. [AS. r[ae]t; akin to D. rat, OHG. rato, ratta, G. ratte, ratze, OLG. ratta, LG. & Dan. rotte, Sw. r[*a]tta, F. rat, Ir. & Gael radan, Armor. raz, of unknown origin. Cf. {Raccoon}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mus rattus — Rat Rat (r[a^]t), n. [AS. r[ae]t; akin to D. rat, OHG. rato, ratta, G. ratte, ratze, OLG. ratta, LG. & Dan. rotte, Sw. r[*a]tta, F. rat, Ir. & Gael radan, Armor. raz, of unknown origin. Cf. {Raccoon}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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