from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of bandicoots of the family Peramelidæ, having long pointed ears like those of a rabbit, proportionally longer hind limbs than the typical bandicoots, the hallux wanting, the tail long and hairy, and the pouch opening forward. M. lagotis is called the native rabbit in Australia, from its size and general appearance.
- n. A genus of tenebrionine beetles.
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- n. a genus of Peramelidae
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