from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of rodent quadrupeds, of the spermophile division of the family Sciuridæ, approaching the marmots proper (Arctomys) in the stout, thick-set body and short, bushy tail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a genus of mammals comprising the prairie dogs.

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  • noun prairie dogs


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