Definition of Jerboas

1. Noun. (plural of jerboa) ¹



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Definition of Jerboas

1. jerboa [n] - See also: jerboa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerboas

jeopards
jeopardy
jepoardy
jeppeite
jequerity
jequirities
jequirity
jequirity bean
jequirity beans
jer
jerbil
jerbils
jerboa
jerboa kangaroo
jerboa rat
jerboas (current term)
jereed
jereeds
jeremejevite
jeremiad
jeremiads
jeremitaylorically
jerepigo
jerepigos
jerfalcon
jerfalcons
jerib
jeribs
jerid
jerids

Literary usage of Jerboas

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"See jerboas. DIQUE, dek, Canal del, Colombia, an "artificial arm" of the Magdalena River in the department of Bolivar. It is navigable by steamers, ..."

2. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"GENUS DIPUS—THE jerboas. Hind feet with three digits; tail cylindrical and tufted; incisors grooved; premolars absent, or, if found, then in the upper jaw ..."

3. The Bāz-nāma-yi Nāsirī: A Persian Treatise on Falconry by Husām al-Daulah Timūr ibn Husain ʻAlī, Mīrzā, Douglas Craven Phillott (1908)
"... which moults better than any other kind of hawk, for it moults quite two months earlier than other hawks.1 CHAPTER XLI ON FEEDING ON jerboas CUBING THE ..."

4. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"In the jerboas the check- iK'iies are very prominent, which gives a singular and Halted form to the front part ot the head. The mu/zle is short, large, ..."

5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"These point« of difference he considers of sufficient importance to justify a distinct genus for the jerboas with five toes, adopting the ..."

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