cercaërtus

cerc·aër·tus

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  • cercaërtus — ˌsərkēˈərd.əs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from cerc + aertus (from Greek aertan, aertazein to lift up) : a genus of marsupials consisting of the dormouse opossums …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cercartetus — Temporal range: Late Pleistocene Recent Cercartetus nanus Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Сумчатые сони — (Cercartetus, или Cercaertus)         род млекопитающих семейства лазающих сумчатых. Длина тела 8 10 см, хвоста 8 11 см, весят 15 25 г. Шерсть густая, мягкая. Окраска спины от сероватой до бурой, брюхо белое. Выводковая сумка хорошо развита. 2… …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • Кузу — Лисий кузу (Trichosurus vulpecula) …   Википедия

  • dormouse opossum — noun or dormouse phalanger : any of several small phalangers (genus Cercaertus syn. Dromicia) that resemble mice with long nearly naked prehensile tails, that are chiefly nocturnal, and that feed on insects and fruits …   Useful english dictionary

  • dromicia — drōˈmish(ē)ə Etymology: New Latin, from Greek dromikos swift (from dromos + ikos ic) + New Latin ia synonym of cercaertus …   Useful english dictionary

  • opossum mouse — noun : any of several small Australian phalangers (genus Cercaërtus syn. Dromicia) that resemble mice …   Useful english dictionary

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