Definitions for volevoʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

volevoʊl(n.)

  1. any of several short-tailed, stocky cricetid rodents, esp. of the genus

    Microtus.

    Category: Mammals

Origin of vole:

1795–1805

volevoʊl(n.)

  1. Category: Games

    Ref: grand slam (def. 1). 1

Origin of vole:

1670–80; < F, der. of voler to fly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vole, field mouse(noun)

    any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows

Wiktionary

  1. vole(Noun)

    Any of a large number of species of small rodents of the family Cricetidae.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vole(noun)

    a deal at cards that draws all the tricks

  2. Vole(verb)

    to win all the tricks by a vole

  3. Vole(noun)

    any one of numerous species of micelike rodents belonging to Arvicola and allied genera of the subfamily Arvicolinae. They have a thick head, short ears, and a short hairy tail

Freebase

  1. Vole

    A vole is a small rodent resembling a mouse but with a stouter body, a shorter, hairy tail, a slightly rounder head, smaller ears and eyes, and differently formed molars. There are approximately 155 species of voles. They are sometimes known as meadow mice or field mice in North America. Vole species form the subfamily Arvicolinae with the lemmings and the muskrats.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

volley(noun)

in tennis, the hitting of a ball before it bounces.

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