sciuromorph

adjective
sci·​uro·​morph | \ sīˈ(y)u̇rəˌmȯrf \
variants: or less commonly sciuromorphic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦mȯrfik \ or sciuromorphous \ -​fəs \

Definition of sciuromorph

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Sciuromorpha

sciuromorph

noun
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Definition of sciuromorph (Entry 2 of 2)

: a sciuromorph rodent

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First Known Use of sciuromorph

Adjective

1877, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sciuromorph

Adjective

sciuromorph from New Latin Sciuromorpha; sciuromorphic, sciuromorphous from New Latin Sciuromorpha + -ic or -ous

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“Sciuromorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sciuromorph. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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