Lagidium

noun
La·​gid·​i·​um | \ ləˈjidēəm \

Definition of Lagidium

: a genus of histricomorph rodents (family Chinchillidae) comprising the mountain vizcachas

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History and Etymology for Lagidium

New Latin, from Greek lagidion, diminutive of lagōs hare

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“Lagidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lagidium. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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