rodent meaning

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Noun: rodent  rowd(u)nt
  1. Relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
    - gnawer

Derived forms: rodents

Type of: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

Part of: order Rodentia, Rodentia

Encyclopedia: Rodent

A mammalian order which consists of 29 families and many genera. n : any mammal (as a mouse or rat) of the order Rodentia — rodent adj


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  1. some wild rodents in africa also harbor the virus.
  2. for example, small diurnal rodents eat berries, nuts, leaves, fruit, seeds, and insects.
  3. we exposed both nocturnal and diurnal, or day-active, rodents to different light levels.
  4. the structure of the beaver's brain gives no indication that the animal is any more intelligent than other rodents.
  5. it is more difficult to get rid of rodents once the premises are infested than to keep them out initially.

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