Definition of Conilurus
1. Noun. Jerboa rats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Muridae, Muridae
Member holonyms: Jerboa Rat
Lexicographical Neighbors of Conilurus
Literary usage of Conilurus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1897)
"Hitherto this species has been included in Conilurus, Ogil., ... How many more of the species now ranked under Conilurus will be required to follow C. ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"True Rodents are represented in Australia and Tasmania by six genera ; viz., Mus, Conilurus ... Conilurus contains the Jerboa Rats (qv). ..."