Antechinomys

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

Definition of Antechinomys

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

First Known Use of Antechinomys

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Antechinomys

New Latin, from anti- entry 1 + Echinomys

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“Antechinomys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Antechinomys. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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