Meaning of CRICETUS in English


-ˈsēd.əs, -ˈsed.- noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, of Slavic origin; akin to Czech křeček hamster, Polish skrzeczek

: the type genus of Cricetidae comprising Old World hamsters of moderate to large size and including the golden hamster

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