Sciurognathi

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Translingual[edit]

Castor fiber
Sciurus carolinensis

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sciurus (squirrel) + Ancient Greek γνάθος (gnáthos, jaw), the grouping being characterised by the orientation of the lower jaw relative to the incisors.

Proper noun[edit]

Sciurognathi

  1. A taxonomic suborder within the order Rodentia — the squirrels, chipmunks, beavers, and many mice.

Hyponyms[edit]

External links[edit]