Arvicola

noun
Ar·​vic·​o·​la | \ -ˈvikələ\

Definition of Arvicola

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a genus of rodents consisting of the water voles

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Definition of Arvicola (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of microtus

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History and Etymology for Arvicola

Noun

New Latin, from Late Latin arvi- (from Latin arvum cultivated field, from neuter of arvus arable) + Latin -cola inhabitant; akin to Latin arare to plow

New Latin, from Late Latin arvi- + Latin -cola

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