sciuromorpha

Sciuromorpha

Sci`u*ro*mor"pha\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. sciurus squirrel + Gr. morfh` form.] (Zo["o]l.) A tribe of rodents containing the squirrels and allied animals, such as the gophers, woodchucks, beavers, and others.
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