Octodontid Definition

noun

(zoology) Any of the Octodontidae, a family of rodents including the degu (Octodon degus") and 12 other South American species.

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Singular:
octodontid
Plural:
octodontids

Origin of Octodontid

  • Octodon +‎ -id < Ancient Greek ὀκτώ (oktō, “eight”) + ὀδών (odōn, “tooth”), according to the wear pattern of the teeth of these rodents, which resembles a figure 8.

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