genus Marmota

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Noun1.genus Marmota - marmotsgenus Marmota - marmots        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
marmot - stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter
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References in periodicals archive ?
Macchi, "Parasitic fauna of the intestinal tracts of Marmota marmota in the western Alps," in Proceedings of 1st International Symposium on Alpine Marmot and on Genus Marmota, B.
Rizzoli, "Helminth community on alpine marmots," in Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Alpine Marmot and Genus Marmota, B.
"Any of various stocky, coarse-furred, burrowing rodents of the genus Marmota, having short legs and ears and short bushy tails and found throughout the Northern Hemisphere," according to the American Heritage Dictionary.