Definitions for kangaroo rat
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various small jumping rodents of the genus Dipodomys, of Mexico and W North America.
Origin of kangaroo rat:
kangaroo rat, desert rat, Dipodomys phillipsii(noun)
any of various leaping rodents of desert regions of North America and Mexico; largest members of the family Heteromyidae
rat kangaroo, kangaroo rat(noun)
any of several rabbit-sized ratlike Australian kangaroos
Any of many different species of rodent that moves about by hopping.
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