Definition of Potorous

1. Noun. Potoroos.

Exact synonyms: Genus Potorous
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Potoroinae, Subfamily Potoroinae
Member holonyms: Potoroo

Lexicographical Neighbors of Potorous

Potamophis
Potamophis striatula
Potawatomi
Potawatomis
Potemkin village
Potemkin villages
Potentilla
Potentilla anserina
Potenza
Poterium
Poterium sanguisorba
Potiphar
Potomac
Potomac River
Potoroinae
Potorous (current term)
Potos
Potos caudivolvulus
Potos flavus
Potsdam
Pott's disease
Pottawatomie
Potter
Potterhead
Potterheads
Potterian
Potteries
Pottermania
Potters
Potterverse

Literary usage of Potorous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Marsupialia and Monotremata in the Collection of the by Oldfield Thomas (1888)
"I l Skull. i I mm. ak. I | Skull. f South Australia. South Australia. 11. Potorous*. Potorous, lirón. N. Diet. </•//. N. ( l ) xxiv. 7>»W. ( TW of specie«. ..."

2. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"Potorous is a nocturnal animal living in the scrub jungle and feeding en roots and ... Examination of the photographs shows that the dentition of Potorous ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The last premolar is as in Potorous. Of the genus Potorous there are three ... It progresses in much the same manner as the Kangaroo - Rats (Potorous~), ..."

4. A Natural History of the Mammalia by George Robert Waterhouse (1846)
"Sub-genus 3, Potorous. Potorous. DESMAREST, Nouv. Diet. d'Hist. ... hairs, and exhibiting a scaly skin : muffle naked. i Of the names Potorous and ..."

5. The Sense of Touch in Mammals and Birds: With Special Reference to the by Walter Aubrey Kidd (1907)
"... proximal portion, section longitudinal. Fio. 65.—POTOROO. Potorous ... eminence on heel, section longitudinal. FIG. 64.—POTOROO. Potorous ..."

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