HyperDic: cricetidae

English > 1 sense of the word Cricetidae:
NOUNanimalCricetidae, family Cricetidaemostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
English > Cricetidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningMostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters.
Synonymfamily Cricetidae
Member ofMyomorpha, suborder Myomorphatrue rats and mice and related rodents
MembersArvicola, genus ArvicolaIn some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus
Baiomys, genus Baiomyspygmy mice
Clethrionomys, genus ClethrionomysA genus of Cricetidae
Cricetus, genus Cricetustype genus of the Cricetidae
Dicrostonyx, genus Dicrostonyxpied lemmings
Gerbillinae, subfamily Gerbillinaegerbils
Lemmus, genus lemmuslemmings
Meriones, genus MerionesA genus of Cricetidae
Mesocricetus, genus Mesocricetusgolden hamsters
Microtus, genus Microtusvoles of the northern hemisphere
Myopus, genus MyopusA genus of Cricetidae
Neofiber, genus Neofiberround-tailed muskrat
Neotoma, genus Neotomapackrats
New World mouseA variety of rodent
Ondatra, genus Ondatramuskrats
Onychomys, genus Onychomysgrasshopper mice
Oryzomys, genus Oryzomysrice rats
Peromyscus, genus PeromyscusNew World wood mice
Pitymys, genus Pitymyspine mice
Reithrodontomys, genus ReithrodontomysNew World harvest mice
Sigmodon, genus SigmodonAmerican cotton rats
Synaptomys, genus Synaptomysbog lemmings
genus PhenacomysNorth American voles
lemmingAny of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution
wood rat, wood-ratAny of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears
Broadermammal familyA family of mammals
CatalanCricetidae, Cricètid, cricètids

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