- See industry mouse.
- A field-mouse or vole of North America; any member of the subfamily Arvicolinæ. The commonest one in the United States is Arvicola riparius. See cut-under Arvicola.
- widely distributed in grasslands of northern usa and Canada
- any mouse associated with the genus Arvicola, once the typical American species Arvicola riparia; -- labeled as additionally area mouse, and field vole.