cricetine

noun

cric·​e·​tine
ˈkrisəˌtīn
plural -s
: a rodent of the Cricetidae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Cricetinae, subfamily of rodents, from Cricetus, type genus + -inae

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“Cricetine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cricetine. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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