Definition of Sciuromorpha in English:

Sciuromorpha

plural noun

Zoology
  • A major division of the rodents that comprises the squirrels, prairie dogs, and marmots.

    Suborder Sciuromorpha, order Rodentia

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Greek skiouros (from skia ‘shadow’ + oura ‘tail’) + morphē ‘form’.

Pronunciation

Sciuromorpha

/skɪˌʊərə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfə/