rice rats
Syn: ↑genus Oryzomys
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Cricetidae, ↑family Cricetidae
Member Meronyms: ↑rice rat, ↑Oryzomys palustris

* * *

\\ōˈrīzəmə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from oryz- + -mys
: a genus of cricetid rodents including the rice rats

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Oryzomys — Temporal range: Rancholabrean (300,000 years before present) – present Marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Oryzomys — Oryzomys …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oryzomys — prop. n. A genus of rodents including the rice rats. Syn: genus {Oryzomys}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oryzomys — p …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Oryzomys — Reisratten Reisratte (Oryzomys palustris) Systematik Ordnung: Nagetiere (Rodentia) Un …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oryzomys —   Ratones de arrozal Rango temporal: Pleistoceno Actual …   Wikipedia Español

  • Oryzomys — ryžiniai žiurkėnai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 57 rūšys. Paplitimo arealas – P. ir Centr. Amerika, Meksika, Galapagų salos. atitikmenys: lot. Oryzomys angl. rice rats vok. Reisratten rus.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Oryzomys — Ory·zo·mys (o″rĭ zoґmis) [Gr. oryza rice + mys mouse] the rice rats, a genus of rodents of the family Muridae, found in warm regions of the Americas. O. palusґtris is a vector for hantavirus pulmonary syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • oryzomys — ory·zo·mys …   English syllables

  • Oryzomys couesi — Temporal range: Late Pleistocene to Recent Oryzomys couesi (above) and Tylomys panamensis (below).[1] …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.