Rhizomyidae

plural noun Rhi·zo·my·i·dae \ˌrīzōˈmīəˌdē\

Definition of Rhizomyidae

  1. :  a family of Asiatic and African fossorial rodents that are related to but somewhat more specialized than the common murid rodents — see rhizomys

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Origin and Etymology of rhizomyidae

New Latin, from Rhizomys, type genus + -idae


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