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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“Reithrodontomys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Reithrodontomys. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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