rosorial

adjective
ro·​so·​ri·​al | \rōˈzōrēəl, -ˈsō-\

Definition of rosorial 

: of or relating to the rodents : gnawing

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History and Etymology for rosorial

New Latin Rosores (synonym of Rodentia) (from Late Latin, plural of rosor gnawer, from Latin rosus —past participle of rodere to gnaw—+ -or) + English -ial

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