Definition of Genus lemmus

1. Noun. Lemmings.

Exact synonyms: Lemmus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cricetidae, Family Cricetidae
Member holonyms: European Lemming, Lemmus Lemmus, Brown Lemming, Lemmus Trimucronatus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lemmus

genus Zinjanthropus
genus Zinnia
genus Zizania
genus Ziziphus
genus Zoarces
genus Zoisia
genus Zonotrichia
genus Zostera
genus Zoysia
genus Zygnema
genus Zygocactus
genus Zygophyllum
genus bombycilla
genus ceroxylon
genus gasterosteus
genus lemmus (current term)
genus manglietia
genus name
genus raphanus
geo-textile fabric

Literary usage of Genus lemmus

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

1. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1858)
"The remains of two or three individuals of the genus Lemmus, Lemming, obtained by Dr. Blackmore, from the low-level gravels of Fisherton, near Salisbury, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"No small notoriety belongs to the members of the genus Lemmus on account of their strange migrations and the destructive effects of their visits. ..."

3. Medical and Physical Researches: Or, Original Memoirs in Medicine, Surgery by Richard Harlan (1835)
"... 11 Genus LEMMUS. L. hudsonius. Genus Mus. M. rattus. M. musculus. M. sylvaticus. Genus GEOMYS. G. bursarius. Genus GERBILLUS. G. canadensis. ..."

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