Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of the family Chrysochlorididæ, having 3 incisors, 1 canine, 3 premolars, and 3 molars in each side of each jaw: so called from the brilliant metallic luster of the fur, which glances from gold to green and violet. C. aureus is the Cape chrysochlore or gold-mole. Also spelled, improperly, Chrisochloris.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the Chrysochloridae

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.