Definition of Gerbilles

1. gerbille [n] - See also: gerbille



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gerbilles

gerardia
gerardias
gerasimovskite
geratology
gerb
gerbe
gerbera
gerberas
gerbes
gerbil
gerbilarium
gerbiled
gerbiling
gerbille
gerbilled
gerbilles (current term)
gerbillinae
gerbilling
gerbils
gerboa
gerboas
gerbs
gerdon
gerdons
gerdtremmelite
gere
gerege
gerent
gerents
gerenuk

Literary usage of Gerbilles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1883)
"gerbilles, born in the desert, then confined in cages, became rickety in two ... The case of the gerbilles is a very good example of in-and-in- breeding. ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The gerbilles form another subfamily, Gerbillinae, of the Muridae, or a family, ... The best-known genus is Gerbillus, including the gerbilles proper. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"... and the gerbilles, rat-like animals from western Asia and North Africa, threatened to become a nuisance, the birth of no less than 225 being recorded. ..."

4. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"On the opposite side of the lake there was less sand, and here the gerbilles were found only in spots. In sand alone their burrows resembled those described ..."

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