wood mouse


wood mouse
noun
any of various New World woodland mice
Hypernyms: ↑mouse
Hyponyms:

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noun
: a mouse inhabiting wooded regions: as
a. : a European mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus)
b. : any of various American white-footed mice (Peromyscus)

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1. any of various mice living in woodlands.
[1595-1605]

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wood mouse,
a deer mouse or other mouse that habitually lives in the woods.

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n. a dark brown Eurasian mouse with a long tail and large eyes. Also called field mouse. Genus Apodemus, family Muridae: several species, in particular the widespread A. sylvaticus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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