Definition of Family Capromyidae
1. Noun. Coypus.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: Genus Myocastor, Myocastor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Capromyidae
Literary usage of Family Capromyidae
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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... and the smooth, broad, orange-coloured incisors, are sufficient to distinguish this rodent from the other members of the family Capromyidae. ..."