• WordNet 3.6
    • n Zapus type genus of the Zapodidae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n zapus The only genus of Zapodidæ. Z. hudsonius is the common jumping mouse, or deer-mouse, of North America. See cut under deer-mouse.
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In literature:

North American jumping mice (Genus Zapus).
"Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Sydney Anderson
North American jumping mice (Genus Zapus).
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
In the grass among these trees deer-mice, red-backed voles, and jumping mice (Zapus) were taken.
"Notes on the Mammals of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties, Michigan, 1920" by L. R. Dice
A study of the California jumping mice of the genus Zapus.
"North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus)" by Philip H. Krutzsch