Definition of Family Capromyidae

1. Noun. Coypus.

Exact synonyms: Capromyidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Hystricomorpha, Suborder Hystricomorpha
Member holonyms: Genus Myocastor, Myocastor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Capromyidae

family Callitrichaceae
family Calostomataceae
family Calycanthaceae
family Camelidae
family Campanulaceae
family Cancridae
family Canellaceae
family Canidae
family Cannabidaceae
family Cannaceae
family Capitonidae
family Capparidaceae
family Caprifoliaceae
family Caprimulgidae
family Caproidae
family Capromyidae (current term)
family Capsidae
family Carabidae
family Carangidae
family Carapidae
family Carcharhinidae
family Carchariidae
family Cardiidae
family Cariamidae
family Caricaceae
family Carpinaceae
family Caryocaraceae
family Caryophyllaceae
family Castoridae
family Casuaridae

Literary usage of Family Capromyidae

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

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. ..."

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