Thryonomys

noun Thry·on·o·mys \ thrīˈänəmə̇s \

Definition of Thryonomys

:a genus (coextensive with the family Thryonomyidae) of hystricomorph rodents comprising the African ground pigs

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Origin and Etymology of thryonomys

New Latin, from Greek thryon reed, rush + New Latin -o- + -mys


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