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Definition of the noun sciurus

What does sciurus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels

Phrases with Sciurus

Phrases starting with the word Sciurus:

  1. Sciurus lis
  2. sciurus niger
  3. Sciurus aberti
  4. Sciurus alleni
  5. Sciurus deppei
  6. Sciurus Flavus
  7. Sciurus Olsoni
  8. Sciurus Volans
  9. Sciurus Getulus
  10. sciurus griseus
  11. Sciurus ignitus
  12. Sciurus Indicus
  13. Sciurus Layardi

Phrases ending with the word Sciurus:

  1. Arius sciurus
  2. genus sciurus
  3. Cereus sciurus
  4. Cycnia Sciurus
  5. Sparus Sciurus
  6. Abisara Sciurus
  7. Nemoura Sciurus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sciurus

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Google previewArkansas mammals

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 ...

Google previewBOOST North American Desert Life Coloring Book (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1981)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Sciurus Dschinchicus, the Carnaiic or Gingee squirrel, is of a brick- dust ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1827)

Sciurus cinereus, or grey squirrel.—The ears of ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Geography (1834)

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...

Sciurus nigrowittatus.

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

sciurus, from Gk; cxiovpot, skiouros, squirrel, shadow-tail, from <r*id ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theoretical Ecology (2012)

by Dr. Alan Hastings, Dr. Louis Gross

Sciurus ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Roots and Combining Forms of Scientific Words (2005)

by Tim Williams (Ph. D.)

sciurus Gr. ) a squirrel (Sciurus spp.) ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1820)

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 S. 5.

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... 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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Sciurus caroliniensis

Grey squirrel on an oak tree, Elmdon Park

Photo credit: MunstiSue

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Scrabble value of S1C3I1U1R1U1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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