some of different small, squirrellike Old World rats associated with household Gliridae.
any one of a number of types of tiny, mostly European rodents for the household Gliridae; also called Myoxidae or Muscardinidae by some taxonomists.
Muscardinus avellanarius, the hazel dormouse.
someone who sleeps much, or which drops asleep easily (by analogy using the sound hibernation of this dormouse).
a tiny European rodent associated with genus Myoxus, of a number of species. They are now living in woods and prey on peanuts, acorns, etc.; -- so-called since they are usually torpid in winter months.
A rodent for the family members Myoxidæ.
little furry-tailed squirrel-like old-world rodent that becomes torpid in cold temperatures