Allactaga

noun Al·lac·ta·ga \ə-ˈlak-tə-gə\
variants: less commonly

Alactaga

\ə-ˈlak-tə-gə\

Definition of Allactaga

  1. :  a genus of small Asian jerboas having five toes on the hind feet

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Origin and Etymology of allactaga

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Mongolian (Khalkha) alagdaaxaj “long-eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso)”


First Known Use: 1836


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