Anisomys

noun
An·​iso·​mys | \ aˈnīsəˌmis \

Definition of Anisomys

: a genus of giant rats of New Guinea and Papua

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First Known Use of Anisomys

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anisomys

New Latin, from anis- entry 1 + -mys

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“Anisomys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anisomys. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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