family muridae definition

  • noun:
    • initially old-world rats today distributed worldwide; distinguished from Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pockets
    • initially Old World rats now distributed globally; distinguished from the Cricetidae by usually lacking cheek pouches
    • initially Old World rats today distributed worldwide; distinguished from Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pockets

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  • Hypernym for "family muridae"
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