Muscardinus

noun Mus·car·di·nus \-dīnəs\

Definition of Muscardinus

  1. :  a genus of dormice (family Gliridae) containing the hazel dormouse as its only member

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Origin and Etymology of muscardinus

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


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