spermophile

spermophile
noun
any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
Syn: ↑ground squirrel, ↑gopher
Hypernyms: ↑squirrel
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Citellus, ↑genus Citellus, ↑Spermophilus, ↑genus Spermophilus

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  • spermophile — [ spɛrmɔfil ] n. m. • 1823; lat. zool. spermophilus, du gr. sperma « graine » et philos « qui aime » ♦ Zool. Petit rongeur voisin de la marmotte, à abajoues volumineuses, qui vit dans des terriers où il entasse des graines. ● spermophile nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Spermophile — Sper mo*phile, n. [Gr. spe rma a seed + fi los loving, fond.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any ground squirrel of the genus {Spermophilus}; a gopher. See Illust. under {Gopher}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spermophile — [spʉr′mə fīl΄, spʉr′məfil] n. [< Gr sperma, a seed (see SPERM1) + PHILE] any of several squirrel like rodents, as the ground squirrels, that live in burrows, feed on vegetation, and sometimes damage crops …   English World dictionary

  • Spermophile — Spermophile …   Wikipédia en Français

  • spermophile — pilkasis staras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Citellus citellus angl. European ground squirrel; European souslik; European suslik vok. Erdeichhörnchen; gemeiner Ziesel; grauer Ziesel; Schlicht… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spermophile — noun A terrestrial burrowing rodent; ground squirrel Seek spermophile who lives on the plains of the West and is often called gopher, is the true ground squirrel. Syn: ground squirrel, gopher …   Wiktionary

  • spermophile — (spèr mo fi l ) s. m. Terme d histoire naturelle. •   Genre de rongeurs dans lequel on distingue le spermophile citille, dit vulgairement citille, souslicou souslik, jevraschka, marmotte de Sibérie, et lapin d Allemagne, LEGOARANT . ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Spermophile à mante dorée — Spermophile à mante dorée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spermophile de Franklin — Spermophile de Franklin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • spermophile d’Europe — pilkasis staras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Citellus citellus angl. European ground squirrel; European souslik; European suslik vok. Erdeichhörnchen; gemeiner Ziesel; grauer Ziesel; Schlicht… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spermophile souslik — pilkasis staras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Citellus citellus angl. European ground squirrel; European souslik; European suslik vok. Erdeichhörnchen; gemeiner Ziesel; grauer Ziesel; Schlicht… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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