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lagomorph

Line breaks: lago|morph
Pronunciation: /ˈlaɡəmɔːf
 
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Zoology

Definition of lagomorph in English:

noun

A mammal of the order Lagomorpha, which comprises the hares, rabbits, and pikas.
Example sentences
  • Like some other mammal taxa, but unlike rabbits and other lagomorphs, male rodents have a baculum (penis bone).
  • This type of interaction occurs in horses, elephants, hyraxes, rodents, and lagomorphs (hares and rabbits) but is probably best exemplified in the termites.
  • Rodents and lagomorphs are prime examples of breeders among mammals and have enormous incisors for their body size.

adjective

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Relating to or denoting lagomorphs.
Example sentences
  • In the current study, fluoride measurements of 889 lagomorph long bones from 183 features were used to develop a relative chronology of features.
  • Modem rodent and lagomorph skulls were mainly from the Condon Museum, University of Oregon.
  • Species such as P. glandulosa or P. juliflora account for 10-56% of lagomorph diets.

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