Micromyx
Micromyx Micromyx prop. n. A genus of Old World harvest mice.

Syn: genus {Micromyx}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • genus Micromyx — noun Old World harvest mice • Syn: ↑Micromyx • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Muridae, ↑family Muridae • Member Meronyms: ↑harve …   Useful english dictionary

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  • family Muridae — noun originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches • Syn: ↑Muridae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Muroidea, ↑superfamily Muroidea …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Muridae — noun originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches • Syn: ↑family Muridae • Hypernyms: ↑mammal family • Member Holonyms: ↑Muroidea, ↑superfamily Muroidea …   Useful english dictionary

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