sciuroid

adjective sci·uroid \ˈsī(y)əˌrȯid, ˈsī(y)u̇ˌr-\

Definition of sciuroid

  1. 1a :  resembling a squirrel b :  resembling the tail of a squirrel —used of the spike of grasses (as barley)

  2. 2 [New Latin Sciurus + English -oid] :  related to the Sciuridae

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Origin and Etymology of sciuroid

Latin sciurus squirrel + English -oid


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