golden hamster
noun Date: 1939 a small tawny hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) native chiefly to Syria and often kept as a pet or used as a laboratory animal — called also Syrian hamster

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  • Golden hamster — Conservation status Vulnerable ( …   Wikipedia

  • golden hamster — см. Приложение 1 (Mesocricetus auratus). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • golden hamster — golden hamster. См. золотистый хомячок. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • golden hamster — a small light colored hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, native to Asia Minor and familiar as a laboratory animal and pet. See illus. under hamster. Also called Syrian hamster. [1945 50] * * * ▪ rodent  a species of hamster commonly kept as a pet.… …   Universalium

  • golden hamster — sirinis žiurkėnas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Mesocricetus auratus angl. golden hamster vok. Gelbhamster; Goldhamster; Mittelhamster; syrischer Goldhamster rus. золотистый хомячок;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • golden hamster — noun small light colored hamster often kept as a pet • Syn: ↑Syrian hamster, ↑Mesocricetus auratus • Hypernyms: ↑hamster • Member Holonyms: ↑Mesocricetus, ↑genus Mesocricetus …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden hamster — noun A small rodent, Mesocricetus auratus, popular as a pet and used for scientific research. Syn: Syrian hamster …   Wiktionary

  • golden hamster — gold′en ham′ster n. zool. mam a light colored hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, of Asia Minor, often kept as a laboratory animal or pet • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • golden hamster — /goʊldən ˈhæmstə/ (say gohlduhn hamstuh) noun a short tailed burrowing rodent, Mesocricetus auratus, with a golden coat, native to parts of Europe and Asia; often kept as a pet …   Australian English dictionary

  • golden hamster — Mesocricetus auratus, a species widely used as a laboratory animal and pet. Called also Syrian h …   Medical dictionary

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