Definitions for pocket mouse

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pock′et mouse`(n.)

  1. any burrowing rodent of the family Heteromyidae, esp. of the genus Perognathus, of arid regions of W North America, having fur-lined cheek pouches and a long tail.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of pocket mouse:

1880–85, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pocket mouse(noun)

    any of various small nocturnal burrowing desert rodents with cheek pouches and long hind legs and tail

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