Definition of Lemmus

1. Noun. Lemmings.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemmus

Leitneria
Leitneria floridana
Leitneriaceae
Leitrim
Lek
Lela
Leland Stanford
Lelystad virus
Lemaireocereus
Lemaireocereus chichipe
Lemaitre
Lembert suture
Lemko
Lemmon
Lemmus
Lemmus lemmus
Lemmus trimucronatus
Lemna
Lemna minor
Lemna trisulca
Lemnaceae
Lemnian
Lemnians
Lemnos
Lemoine hexagon
Lemoine hexagons
Lemon test
Lemuel
Lemur catta

Literary usage of Lemmus

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1. The Saturday Magazine (1835)
"THE LEMMING, (Mus lemmus.) ч THE II Mills... THE native country of this animal, so singular for its migrations, appears to have been the mountains of Norway ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"lemmus Norvegicus (the Lemming.) Reddish- yellow, black, and tawny, irregularly spotted or ... Quad. 100. Mus lemmus, Lin. Syst. Nat. 80. Glis lemmus ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1890)
"... lemmus; it is a part of a lower jaw embedded in matrix, with the two incisors and the right and left anterior grinders in place: there are also ..."

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