Conilurus

noun
Con·​i·​lu·​rus | \ ˌkänᵊlˈ(y)u̇rəs \

Definition of Conilurus

: a genus of rodents consisting of the Australian jerboa rats

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History and Etymology for Conilurus

New Latin, from conil- (from konilos, erroneous reading of Greek koniklos rabbit, from Latin cuniculus) + -urus

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“Conilurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conilurus. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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