Definition of Castoridae

1. Noun. Beavers.

Exact synonyms: Family Castoridae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Sciuromorpha, Suborder Sciuromorpha
Member holonyms: Castor, Genus Castor, Castoroides, Genus Castoroides



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Castoridae

Castilian
Castilians
Castilla
Castilleia
Castilleja
Castilleja chromosa
Castilleja miniata
Castilleja sessiliflora
Castilleja sulphurea
Castle's intrinsic factor
Castlegregory
Castleman's disease
Castor
Castor canadensis
Castor fiber
Castoridae
Castoroides
Castries
Castro
Castroism
Castrophile
Castrophiles
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Casuaridae
Casuariiformes
Casuarina equisetfolia
Casuarinaceae
Casuarinales
Casuarius

Literary usage of Castoridae

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1905)
"... and castoridae, but differs from Sciuridae. The teeth suggest those of ... refer this interesting rodent to the castoridae, with which it has in common: ..."

2. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition, a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"Of the castoridae, or beaver family of Rodentia, we have three native species: the ... In this illustration the words castoridae and Rodentia denote ..."

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