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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History and Etymology for Thryonomys

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

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“Thryonomys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thryonomys. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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