Tamiops

noun
Tami·​ops | \ ˈtāmēˌäps, ˈtam- \

Definition of Tamiops

: a genus of striped arboreal squirrels of southeastern Asia resembling the chipmunks but having tufted ears and a short slender thinly-haired tail

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History and Etymology for Tamiops

New Latin, from Tamias + -ops

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“Tamiops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tamiops. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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