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Definition: Pedetes Caffer
, n. [Ar. yarb[=u]`.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any small jumping rodent of the genus Dipus
, esp. Dipus [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
(Zo["o]l.), small Australian kangaroo
), about the size of a common
, p. a. & vb. n.
, to leap.
, a seed of a Mexican Euphorbia
the larva of a moth (Carpocapsa saltitans
). The larva by
its sudden movements causes the seed to roll to roll and
(Zo["o]l.), a South African rodent (Pedetes Caffer
), allied to the jerboa.
(Zo["o]l.), any of the numerous species of
plant lice belonging to the family Psyllid[ae]
of which are injurious to fruit trees.
(Zo["o]l.), North American mouse (Zapus Hudsonius
), having a long tail and large hind legs. It is
noted for its jumping powers. Called also kangaroo mouse
(Zo["o]l.), gray mullet.
(Zo["o]l.), any African insectivore of the
. They are allied to the shrews, but
have large hind legs adapted for jumping.
(Zo["o]l.), spider of the genus Salticus
and other related genera; one of the Saltigrad[ae]; -- so
called because it leaps upon its prey.