• Definition for "beaver rat"
    • an aquatic ratlike quadruped of Tasmania (Hydromys chrysogaster).
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beaver rat definition

  • noun:
    • an aquatic ratlike quadruped of Tasmania (Hydromys chrysogaster).
    • See under Beaver and Coast.
    • The name in Australian Continent for the murine rodents for the family members Muridæ and genus Hydromys (which see).
    • A name for the ondatra, muskrat, or musquash of united states, Fiber zibethicus.
    • amphibious rat of Australia and New Guinea
    • an aquatic ratlike quadruped of Tasmania (Hydromys chrysogaster).
    • See under Beaver and Coast.
    • The name in Australia associated with murine rats regarding the family Muridæ and genus Hydromys (which see).
    • A name associated with the ondatra, muskrat, or musquash of the united states, Fiber zibethicus.
    • amphibious rat of Australian Continent and brand new Guinea
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