plural noun

: a superorder or other division of Eutheria comprising the typical rodents and the lagomorph rodents and including the orders Rodentia (see rodentia ) and Lagomorpha

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, plural of glir-, glis dormouse

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“Glires.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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