Octodon

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Translingual[edit]

Octodon degus (common degu)

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktṓ, eight) + ὀδών (odṓn, tooth), according to the wear pattern of the teeth of these rodents, which resembles a figure 8.

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Octodon m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Octodontidae — the degus.

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