Glires

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From Latin glīrēs, plural form of glīs (dormouse). Coined by biologist Carl von Linné.

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Glires

  1. A taxonomic clade within the superorder Euarchontogliresrodents, rabbits, hares, and pikas. [from c. 2000]
  2. (archaic) A taxonomic order within the class Mammaliarodents and rabbit-like animals. [from c. 1860]
  3. (obsolete) A taxonomic order within the class Mammalia – corresponding to Rodentia, plus Noctilio. [c. 1900]

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