noun Pe·de·tes \pə̇ˈdēt(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of Pedetes

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

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Origin and Etymology of pedetes

New Latin, from Greek pēdētēs leaper, from pēdan to leap — more at pedesis

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