jumping mouse definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous small Eurasian and us rats of this household Zapodidae, having a tremendously long tail and long hind legs.
    • just like deer-mouse
    • some of a number of ancient mouselike rats with lengthy hind feet no cheek pockets; of woodlands of Eurasia and united states
  • adjective:
    • North American mouse (Zapus Hudsonius), having a lengthy end and enormous hind legs. It's mentioned because of its jumping abilities. Known as also kangaroo mouse.

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