genus Neotoma

noun
packrats
Syn: ↑Neotoma
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cricetidae, ↑family Cricetidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Neotoma goldmani — Systematik Unterordnung: Mäuseverwandte (Myomorpha) Überfamilie: Mäuseartige (Muroidea) Familie: Wühler (Cricetidae) Unterfamilie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Neotoma Floridana — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neotoma — noun packrats • Syn: ↑genus Neotoma • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cricetidae, ↑family Cricetidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neotoma Floridana — 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

  • Neotoma cinerea — noun any of several bushy tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects • Syn: ↑packrat, ↑pack rat, ↑trade rat, ↑bushytail woodrat • Hypernyms: ↑wood rat, ↑wood rat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neotoma cinerea — packrat packrat, pack rat pack rat . 1. Any of several bushy tailed rodents of the genus {Neotoma} of western North America, especially {Neotoma cinerea}, which hoard food and other objects in their nests. Syn: trade rat, bushytail woodrat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neotoma fuscipes — noun host to Lyme disease tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California • Syn: ↑dusky footed woodrat • Hypernyms: ↑packrat, ↑pack rat, ↑trade rat, ↑bushytail woodrat, ↑Neotoma cinerea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neotoma floridana — noun large greyish brown wood rat of the southeastern United States • Syn: ↑eastern woodrat • Hypernyms: ↑wood rat, ↑wood rat • Member Holonyms: ↑Neotoma, ↑genus Neotoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neotoma — Ne·ot·o·ma (ne otґə mə) a genus of rodents of western North America, the wood or pack rats …   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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