Antechinomys

noun Ant·echi·no·mys \ˌant‧ēˈkīnəˌmis\

Definition of Antechinomys

  1. :  a genus of small insectivorous marsupials (family Dasyuridae) comprising the Australian jerboa pouched mice

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Origin and Etymology of antechinomys

New Latin, from 1anti- + Echinomys


First Known Use: 1866


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