Definition of Castoridae
1. Noun. Beavers.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Sciuromorpha, Suborder Sciuromorpha
Member holonyms: Castor, Genus Castor, Castoroides, Genus Castoroides
Lexicographical Neighbors of Castoridae
Literary usage of Castoridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."