HyperDic: genus_microtus

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Microtus:
NOUNanimalgenus Microtus, Microtusvoles of the northern hemisphere
English > genus Microtus: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningvoles of the northern hemisphere.
Member ofCricetidae, family CricetidaeMostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
Membersmeadow vole, meadow mouse, Microtus pennsylvaticuswidely distributed in grasslands of northern United States and Canada
prairie vole, Microtus ochrogastertypical vole of the extended prairie region of central United States and southern Canada
water vole, Richardson vole, Microtus richardsoniOf western North America
Broadermammal genusA genus of mammals
Spanishgénero Microtus, genus microtus, microtus, Microtus
Catalangenus microtus, microtus

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