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Definition of the noun sciurus
What does sciurus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Sciurus: genus Sciurus
- more generic term: mammal genus = a genus of mammals
- member of: family Sciuridae / Sciuridae = a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels
- tree squirrel = any typical arboreal squirrel
- eastern gray squirrel / eastern grey squirrel / Sciurus carolinensis / cat squirrel = common medium-large squirrel of eastern North America
- western gray squirrel / western grey squirrel / Sciurus griseus = large grey squirrel of far western areas of United States
- eastern fox squirrel / Sciurus niger / fox squirrel = exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States
- black squirrel = fox squirrel or grey squirrel in the black color phase
- Sciurus vulgaris / cat squirrel / red squirrel = common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia
Phrases with Sciurus
Phrases starting with the word Sciurus:
- Sciurus lis
- sciurus niger
- Sciurus aberti
- Sciurus alleni
- Sciurus Brodei
- Sciurus deppei
- Sciurus Flavus
- Sciurus Olsoni
- Sciurus Volans
- Sciurus Getulus
- sciurus griseus
- Sciurus ignitus
- Sciurus Indicus
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sciurus
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by Gary A. Heidt
Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis NAME Sciurus is the Latin name for "squirrel." The specific name, carolinensis, is Latinized for "of Carolina," for the place from which this species was first collected and described. IDENTIFICATION AND ...
by Ruth Soffer
Echinocereus sciurus is a type of Hedgehog Cactus. It bears three-inch—long ma— genta flowers in the spring. here in two variants. It is found in the deserts of the RI.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations ...
by Thomas H. Everett
sciurus is a clump- forming endemic of Baja California. It has slender, densely- spiny stems up to about 8 inches long and with twelve to seventeen warty ribs. The spine clusters are of fifteen to eighteen brown-tipped, slender radials up to V2 ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
Sciurus Persicus, the Persian squirrel, il of a dark colour, with white sides and a vellow bei.y; the tail is black, mixed with ash colour, and marked with a white ring ; the ears are plain : tne loles of the feet reddish. It resembles the common ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
Sciurus Dschinchicus, the Carnaiic or Gingee squirrel, is of a brick- dust ...
Sciurus cinereus, or grey squirrel.—The ears of ...
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
hetaurista, Sciurus fetaurista, Lin. Taguan, or sailing squirrel. Deep chesnut, and sometimes black above, whitish beneath. * 2. P. volans, Sciurus volans. Lin. Polatouche, common Euroflean, or Lafiland flying squirrel. Pale grey above, white ...
Encyclopedia of Ecology (2014)
Ecosystem connectivity is stylized for Haemulon sciurus (gray and black fish) and Scarus guacamaia (orange and green fish) although other parrotfish (scarid), grunt (haemulid), and snapper (lutjanid) species also exhibited similar ontogenetic ...
Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political ... by Hugh Murray
Sciurus bicolor. Two-coloured Squirrel. emnopi - - Lemur. r Pes. Telegon Polecat. Sciurus bilineatus. Two-rayed Squirrel. Megadermi trifolium. Three-leaved Bat. Viverra Rasse...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
sciurus, from Gk; cxiovpot, skiouros, squirrel, shadow-tail, from <r*id ...
by Dr. Alan Hastings, Dr. Louis Gross
by Tim Williams (Ph. D.)
sciurus Gr. ) a squirrel (Sciurus spp.) ...
by Abraham Rees
ORDER GLIRPS、GENU's ARCTOMYs、MAIRMOT、GENU's sCIURUs, SOUIIRREL,GENUS MYOXUS,DORMOUSE・ im Syst. 1・A .Citinna.Varirgu・l M. 2 .A.Em・tra.Canadian M. 3.S.PrtauristaTaguanor Sailing S. - 4.S.Getulus Barl.mv S. 5.
... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder
(Sciurus.) A genus of Rodent mammalia, characterized by the lower incisors being very compressed, and the tail long and bushy. From this latter member being turned over its back when the animal is in a state of rest, the genus has derived its ...
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Grey squirrel on an oak tree, Elmdon Park
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Scrabble value of S1C3I1U1R1U1S1
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