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Dipus

Definition of the noun dipus

What does dipus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. type genus of the Dipodidae; typical jerboas having three toes on each hind foot

Phrases with Dipus

Phrases starting with the word Dipus:

  1. Dipus Major
  2. Dipus Telum
  3. Dipus Elater
  4. Dipus sagitta
  5. Dipus Halticus
  6. Dipus Saltator
  7. Dipus Brachyurus
  8. Dipus Mitchellii

Phrases ending with the word Dipus:

  1. genus dipus
  2. Epidendrum Dipus
  3. Microdesmus Dipus
  4. Periophthalmus Dipus
  5. Sterigmatocystis Dipus
  6. Epidendrum Nutans Dipus

Other phrases containing the word Dipus:

  1. Species Dipus Major
  2. Species Dipus Telum
  3. Species Dipus Elater
  4. species Dipus sagitta
  5. Species Dipus Halticus
  6. Species Dipus Saltator

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dipus

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Google previewThe Cambridge Natural History: Mammalia (1902)

by Frank Evers Beddard

The typical genus Dipus is a smallish quadruped with long naked earsand a longtail.

Google previewA Technological Dictionary: explaining the terms of the arts, sciences, literature, professions and trades (1846)

by W. M. BUCHANAN

Dipus means two-footed, and the common jerboa (D. sagitta) is often called the two-footed mouse (a name more or less applicable to all the species); from the great length of its hind-legs and the shortness of its forepaws, its motions resemble ...

Google previewWorking Fictions (2006)

A Genealogy of the Victorian Novel by Carolyn Lesjak

As Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari argue, dipus is the figurehead of a psychology that corresponds well to this kind lomestic imperialism. It is " colonization pursued by other means, it is interior colony, and we shall see that even at home...

Google previewThe Cambridge Natural History (1902)

by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Sir Arthur Everett Shipley

The typical genus Dipus is a smallish quadruped with long naked ears and a long tail. The ten species are all Palaearctic ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

A Jkkboa (Dipus). from the other members of the family in the equality of the length of the fore and hind-limbs ; the upper jaw having a single pair of premolars , while there are none in the lower. The North American jumping-mice (Zapus) are ...

Google previewPocket Encyclopedia (1811)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall

Dipus, the jerboa, a genus of Mammalia in natural history, containing four species. The Dipus sagitta, or Egyptian jerboa, is about the size of a rat, and was known to the ancients by the name of the two-footed mouse. It is found in various parts ...

Google previewThe Portable Encyclopædia; Or Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences, on the Basis of Dr. Gregory's, Etc (1826)

by James Mitchell, George GREGORY (D.D., Rector of West Ham, Essex.)

'DIPUS, JEBBOA, a genus of quadrupeds of the glires order. The generic character is, front-teeth two above and below: fore-legs very short; hind-legs very long: clavicles :10 the skeleton. l. Dipus sagittn, or common jerboa. It is about the size ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

Dipus cafer, or cape jerboa, is by far the largest of all the jerboas, and is a native of the mountainous country to the north of the Cape of Good Hope. Its length from nose to tail is one foot two inches ; of the tail near 15 inches. It is an animal of ...

Google previewA New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1819)

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge by George Gregory

Dipus cafer, or cape jerboa, is by far the largest of all the jerboas, and is a native of the mountainous country to the north of the Cape of Good-Hope. Its length from nose to tail is one foot two inches: of the tail near 15 inches. It is an animal of ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

sympus dipus /dē′′pəs/, a malformed fetus in which the lower extremities are fused and both feet are formed. sympus monopus /mon′′ əpəs/, a malformed fetus in which the lower extremities are fused and one foot is ...

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