Geomys

noun
type genus of the Geomyidae
Syn: ↑genus Geomys
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Geomyidae, ↑family Geomyidae

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Geomys /jēˈō-mis/
noun
The typical genus of Geomyidae /-mīˈi-dē/, the pouched rats, a family of American burrowing rodents with outward-opening cheekpouches
ORIGIN: Gr earth, and mȳs mouse
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geomyˈoid adjective

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