from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of ground-squirrels, giving name to the Spermophilinæ.
- noun In entomology, a genus of coleopterous insects.
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- noun typical ground squirrels
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Take, for example, such a phrase as ` _Arctomys spermophilus Rickardsonii_, 'which, although nearly