noun Di·pod·o·mys \-dəˌmis\

Definition of Dipodomys

  1. :  a genus of sciuromorph rodents consisting of the North American kangaroo rats

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Origin and Etymology of dipodomys

New Latin, from dipodo- (from Greek dipod-, dipous having two feet, from di- + pod-, pous foot) + -mys — more at foot

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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