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Dipus sagitta

Pronunciation: di'pus saj'i-ta

Definition: A small rodent of southern Russia that serves as a vector, through fleas, of Yersinia pestis (plague bacillus).

[G. dipous, jerboa, two-footed; L. sagitta, arrow]

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