Pedetes

noun
Pe·​de·​tes | \ pə̇ˈdēt(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Pedetes

: a genus (the type and sole recent representative of the family Pedetidae) of rodents that consists of the jumping hare

History and Etymology for Pedetes

New Latin, from Greek pēdētēs leaper, from pēdan to leap

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“Pedetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pedetes. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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