in some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus
Syn: ↑genus Arvicola
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cricetidae, ↑family Cricetidae
Member Meronyms: ↑water vole, ↑water rat, ↑Arvicola amphibius

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I. \\-ˈvikələ\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin arvi- (from Latin arvum cultivated field, from neuter of arvus arable) + Latin -cola inhabitant; akin to Latin arare to plow — more at ear, -colous
: a genus of rodents consisting of the water voles
Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin arvi- + Latin -cola
synonym of microtus

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Arvicola /är-vikˈō-lə/
The water-rat genus of voles
ORIGIN: L arvum a field, and colere to inhabit
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arˈvicole noun
A member of the genus
arvicˈoline adjective

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