Lophiomys

noun Lo·phi·o·mys \ləˈfīəˌmis\

Definition of Lophiomys

  1. :  a genus of atypical rodents of northeastern and eastern Africa having the temporal fossae of the skull bridged by plates of bone — compare crested hamster

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Origin and Etymology of lophiomys

New Latin, from lophi- + -mys


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