noun Phe·nac·o·mys \fə̇ˈnakəˌmis\

Definition of Phenacomys

  1. :  a genus of chiefly arboreal North American voles — see lemming mouse 2, red tree mouse

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Origin and Etymology of phenacomys

New Latin, from Greek phenak-, phenax + New Latin -mys

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capable of being understood in two ways

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