Platacanthomyidae

plural noun Plat·a·can·tho·my·i·dae \ˌplatəˌkan(t)thəˈmīəˌdē\

Definition of Platacanthomyidae

  1. :  a small family of myomorph rodents comprising the Asiatic spiny dormice and related forms

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Origin and Etymology of platacanthomyidae

New Latin, from Platacanthomys, type genus (from platy- + acanth- + -mys) + -idae


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