Distoechurus

noun Dis·toe·chu·rus \ˌdistəˈkyu̇rəs\

Definition of Distoechurus

  1. :  a genus of marsupial mammals consisting of the pen-tailed phalanger

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Origin and Etymology of distoechurus

New Latin, from Greek distoichos in two rows + New Latin -urus


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