Definition of Castor fiber
1. Noun. A European variety of beaver.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Castor Fiber
Literary usage of Castor fiber
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1885)
"From the preputial follicles of both the male and female animals Castor fiber, Linné. Class, Mammalia; order, Rodentia. Habitat. ..."
2. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1858)
"THE EDINBURGH NEW PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL Notes on the Prior Existence of the Castor Fiber in Scotland, with its Ancient and Present Distribution in Europe, ..."
3. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Castor fiber. The teeth are displayed separately. 495. Skull of a Beaver, ... Castor fiber. 496. The under jaw of a Beaver. For the Teeth. Castor fiber. ..."
4. Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society by Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1823)
"Observations on the Anatomy of the Beaver, (Castor fiber, Linn.), considered as an Aquatic Animal. ..."
5. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"(Castor fiber.) Beavers are natives of North America, and more particularly the north of Canada. Their houses are constructed with earth, stones, ..."