genus Rattus

noun
common house rats; upper incisors have a beveled edge
Syn: ↑Rattus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Muridae, ↑family Muridae
Member Meronyms: ↑brown rat, ↑Norway rat, ↑Rattus norvegicus, ↑black rat, ↑roof rat, ↑Rattus rattus

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  • Rattus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Rata (desambiguación). ? Rata Rat …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rattus 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

  • Rattus norvegicus — 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

  • Rattus — noun common house rats; upper incisors have a beveled edge • Syn: ↑genus Rattus • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Muridae, ↑family Muridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rattus rattus — noun common household pest originally from Asia that has spread worldwide • Syn: ↑black rat, ↑roof rat • Hypernyms: ↑rat • Member Holonyms: ↑Rattus, ↑genus Rattus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rattus norvegicus — noun common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide • Syn: ↑brown rat, ↑Norway rat • Hypernyms: ↑rat • Hyponyms: ↑wharf rat, ↑sewer rat • Membe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rattus — The rats, a genus of rodents, family Muridae. R. r., the black r., is the species most commonly responsible for transmitting plague to humans by means of the flea, Xenopsylla cheopis; it is smaller and darker than the Norwegian, sewer, or brown… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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

  • Conus rattus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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