Reithrodontomys

noun
Rei·thro·don·to·mys | \ˌrīthrəˈdäntəˌmis\

Definition of Reithrodontomys 

: a genus of cricetid rodents comprising the harvest mice

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History and Etymology for Reithrodontomys

New Latin, from reithr- (from Greek rheithron that which flows, stream, from rhein to flow) + odont- + -mys

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