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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jump′ing mouse`(n.)

  1. any mouselike rodent of the subfamily Zapodinae, having hind legs modified for jumping.

    Category: Zoology, Mammals

Origin of jumping mouse:

1820–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jumping mouse(noun)

    any of several primitive mouselike rodents with long hind legs and no cheek pouches; of woodlands of Eurasia and North America

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