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    • a tiny Eurasian rodent for the subfamily Cricetinae,…
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hamster definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny Eurasian rodent for the subfamily Cricetinae, specifically Mesocricetus auratus, having large cheek pockets and a short end and often kept as a pet or found in laboratory analysis.
    • a tiny, short-tailed Euroasian rodent, Cricetus frumentarius, often kept as a pet. It really is remarkable for having a pouch on each side of the jaw, in epidermis, as well as for its migrations.
    • some of various Old-world rodent types of the subfamily Cricetinae.
    • A small European rodent (Cricetus frumentarius). It's remarkable for having a pouch for each side of the jaw, in epidermis, as well as its migrations. Hamsters can be held as a pets.
    • A murine or myomorphic rodent quadruped, for the family members Muridœ and subfamily Cricetinæ, as well as one of the genera Cricetus, Cricetomys, and Saccostomus.
    • several other pouched rodent, since the genus Geomys, just about resembling a hamster.
    • short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with huge cheek pockets
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