gerbil meaning

Pronunciation:   "gerbil" in a sentence
Noun: gerbil  jurbil
  1. Small Old World burrowing desert rodent with long soft pale fur and hind legs adapted for leaping
    - gerbille

Derived forms: gerbils

Type of: gnawer, rodent

Part of: Gerbillinae, subfamily Gerbillinae

Encyclopedia: Gerbil

A subfamily of the Muridae consisting of several genera including Gerbillus,Rhombomys,Tatera,Meriones,and Psammomys.also ger·bille n : any of numerous Old World burrowing desert rodents (Gerbillus and related genera) with long hind legs adapted for leaping


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