Definitions for: Jerboa

[n] mouselike jumping rodent

Webster (1913) Definition: Jer*bo"a, n. [Ar. yarb?'.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any small jumping rodent of the genus Dipus, esp. {D.
[AE]gyptius}, which is common in Egypt and the adjacent
countries. The jerboas have very long hind legs and a long
tail. [Written also gerboa.]

Note: The name is also applied to other small jumping
rodents, as the Pedetes Caffer, of the Cape of Good

Jerboa kangaroo (Zo["o]l.), small Australian kangaroo
(Bettongia penicillata), about the size of a common

See Also: Dipodidae, family Dipodidae, gnawer, gnawing animal, Jaculus jaculus, rodent, typical jerboa

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