Muscardinus

noun

Mus·​car·​di·​nus
-dīnəs
: a genus of dormice (family Gliridae) containing the hazel dormouse as its only member

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from French muscardin, muscadin musk-scented lozenge, hazel mouse, from muscat musky, from Provençal

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“Muscardinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muscardinus. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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