Oryzorictes

noun Ory·zo·ric·tes \ōˌrīzəˈrik(ˌ)tēz\

Definition of Oryzorictes

  1. :  a genus of Malagasy insectivores that comprises the rice tenrecs

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Origin and Etymology of oryzorictes

New Latin, from oryz- + Greek oryktēs digger, from orychein, oryssein to dig — more at rough


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