family heteromyidae definition

  • noun:
    • tiny New World burrowing mouselike rats with fur-lined cheek pockets and hind limbs and end modified to leaping; adjusted to desert circumstances: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats
    • little New World burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pockets and hind limbs and end modified to leaping; adapted to desert circumstances: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats
    • little "" new world "" burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pouches and hind limbs and tail adapted to leaping; adapted to desert circumstances: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats

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