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Arvicola

noun Ar·vic·o·la \-ˈvikələ\

Definition of Arvicola

  1. :  a genus of rodents consisting of the water voles

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Origin and Etymology of arvicola

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 — more at ear, -colous


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Arvicola

Ar·vic·o·la \"\

Definition of Arvicola

  1. taxonomic synonym of microtus

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Origin and Etymology of arvicola

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


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