Definition of Lagidium
1. Noun. A genus of Chinchillidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Chinchillidae, Family Chinchillidae
Member holonyms: Mountain Chinchilla, Mountain Viscacha
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lagidium
Literary usage of Lagidium
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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"'The genus lagidium of Dr. Meyen is synonymous with my Lagotis; and the species named by him lagidium Peruvianum appears to be identical with ..."