Definition of Sciuromorpha in English:

Sciuromorpha

Syllabification: Sci·uro·mor·pha
Pronunciation: /sīˌyo͝orəˈmôrfə
 
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Zoology
  • A major division of the rodents that comprises the squirrels, prairie dogs, and marmots.
    • Suborder Sciuromorpha, order Rodentia

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek skiouros (from skia 'shadow' + oura 'tail') + morphē 'form'.

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