Definition of Gnawing mammal
1. Noun. Relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing.
Generic synonyms: Eutherian, Eutherian Mammal, Placental, Placental Mammal
Specialized synonyms: Duplicidentata, Leporid, Leporid Mammal, Coney, Cony, Mouse Hare, Pika, Rock Rabbit
Group relationships: Lagomorpha, Order Lagomorpha
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gnawing Mammal
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Literary usage of Gnawing mammal
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1. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"A gnawing mammal, a member of the order Rodentia (rats, mice, rabbits, squirrels, etc.). Rotation (ro to' shun). The movement of the protoplasm of a cell in ..."
2. Life of Charles Darwin by George Thomas Bettany (1887)
"... or Ctenomys, a rodent or gnawing mammal with the habits of a mole: " Considering the strictly ..."