noun Ger·bil·lus \jərˈbiləs\

Definition of Gerbillus

  1. :  a genus of rodents that constitutes with various related genera a subfamily of Cricetidae and comprises typical gerbils of Africa and Asia

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Origin and Etymology of gerbillus

New Latin, diminutive of gerboa, jerboa, from Arabic yarbūʽ

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a brief usually trivial fact

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