desert rat definition

  • noun:
    • A jerboa, including species such Jaculus orientalis as well as the Lesser Egyptian Jerboa Jaculus jaculus, which inhabit the desert elements of North Africa.
    • A British or Australian soldier who served in North Africa with all the Brit 7th Armoured Division in 1941-42.
    • some of different jumping rats of desert areas of North America and Mexico; largest family Heteromyidae

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